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Environmental Fate of Alachlor and Metolachlor

  • Gordon Chesters
  • Geronimo V. Simsiman
  • Jonathan Levy
  • Bashar J. Alhajjar
  • Riyadh N. Fathulla
  • John M. Harkin
Part of the Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology book series (RECT, volume 110)

Abstract

Recent revelations on ground water contamination by pesticides have caused public concern and emotion about the quality of drinking water, which have led to renewed pesticide monitoring and research and the call for stricter health advisories and water quality standards. The toxicological significance to humans and domestic, wild, and aquatic animals of such high use compounds as alachlor and atrazine is receiving close examination.

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Sandy Loam Silt Loam Fathead Minnow Conservation Tillage Wheel Track 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gordon Chesters
    • 1
  • Geronimo V. Simsiman
    • 1
  • Jonathan Levy
    • 1
  • Bashar J. Alhajjar
    • 1
  • Riyadh N. Fathulla
    • 1
  • John M. Harkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Water Resources CenterUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadisonUSA

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