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Sorption of bromacil, diuron, norflurazon, and simazine at various horizons in two soils

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Alva, A.K., Singh, M. Sorption of bromacil, diuron, norflurazon, and simazine at various horizons in two soils. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 45, 365–374 (1990).

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  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Diuron
  • Simazine