1st Edition

Mechanisms Of Pesticide Movement Into Ground Water

By R. Honeycutt Copyright 1994
    206 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    This book is devoted to exploring the mechanism of pesticide movement into groundwater. It describes how pesticides enter ground water/drinking water systems and how regulatory decisions based on these mechanisms will affect the use of pesticides. Experimental results, models, and industry and regulatory perspectives are covered.

    Introduction Chapter 1 Overview of the Fate of Pesticides in the Environment, Water Balance; Runoff vs. Leaching Chapter 2 Properties and Behavior of Pesticides in Soil Chapter 3 Mobility of Pesticides in Field Lysimeters . Chapter 4 Studies on Pesticide Mobility: Laboratory vs. Field . Chapter 5 Remediation of Pesticide Contaminated Soil at Agrichemical Facilities Chapter 6 Modeling the Movement of a Rapidly Degrading Solute, Methomyl, in Dynamic Soil-Water Systems Chapter 7 Modeling the Degradation and Movement of Agricultural Chemicals in Ground Water Chapter 8 Advances in Managing Agricultural Chemicals in Ground Water at the Farm Level Chapter 9 Industry's Perspective on Pesticide Issues Related to Ground Water Chapter 10 National Pesticide Survey: Methods, Results, and Policy Implications Chapter 11 Assessing Leaching Potential in California Under the Pesticide Contamination Prevention Act Chapter 12 Natural and Man-Made Modes of Entry in Agronomic Areas Chapter 13 Drinking Water - A Farm Woman's Perspective


    Honeycutt, R.