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Environmental Fate of Trifluralin

  • Raj Grover
  • Jeffrey D. Wolt
  • Allan J. Cessna
  • H. Bruno Schiefer
Part of the Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology book series (RECT, volume 153)

Abstract

Trifluralin, a preemergence, soil-incorporated herbicide, has been in agricultural use since the early 1960s. Probst et al. (1975) and Helling (1976) summarized several aspects of its behavior and fate in the environment, reviewing in depth the extensive scientific literature published during the first two decades following its use. This review summarizes its activity, current uses in the world, and consumption in the United States, and updates the literature on the environmental fate of trifluralin since the earlier two reviews, with emphasis on its mobility, persistence, and environmental concentrations.

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Sandy Loam Soil Organic Matter Content Vapor Loss Photodegradation Product Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raj Grover
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Jeffrey D. Wolt
    • 4
  • Allan J. Cessna
    • 5
  • H. Bruno Schiefer
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Research StationAgriculture CanadaReginaCanada
  2. 2.Toxicology Research CenterUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada
  3. 3.Grover Consulting IncReginaCanada
  4. 4.Global Exposure and Risk AssessmentDowElancoIndianapolisUSA
  5. 5.Research Scientist, Research StationAgriculture and Agri-Food CanadaSaskatoonCanada

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