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Residues in potato tubers following haulm desiccation with14C-Diquat


When potato haulms are desiccated with14C-diquat at a rate roughly equivalent to 1 1/2 1b. diquat ion per acre, no degradation products of the chemical appear in the harvested tubers.

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Smith, A.E. Residues in potato tubers following haulm desiccation with14C-Diquat. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 2, 169–177 (1967).

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  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Degradation Product
  • Potato Tuber