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Progress in Pesticide Biochemistry and Toxicology. Environmental Behaviour of Agrochemicals. Volume 9

  • ID: 2176084
  • Book
  • August 1995
  • 418 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Environmental Behaviour of Agrochemicals deals with a major area of concern regarding the use of agrochemicals – the potential for contamination of soil, air and water. This ninth volume in the Progress in Pesticide Biochemistry and Toxicology series, provides an international outlook on the impact of the production and use of agrochemicals on the environment, In Environmental Behaviour of Agrochemicals emphasis is placed on the methods for assessing the movement of pesticides into ground water from a variety of perspectives, and run–off of agrochemicals from soil into surface water. In addition to detailed accounts of recommended analytical methodologies for environmental samples, an in–depth overview is given of recent developments in the use of computer simulation models for assessing environmental fate. Coverage also includes the current status of biosensors for in vitro measurements for environmental analysis, volatization of agrochemicals and estimation of physico–chemical properties. Environmental Behaviour of Agrochemicals brings together contributions from internationally renowned experts to discuss a developing topic which is of vital importance to both producers and users of agrochemicals.
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Estimation of Physicochemical Properties: Theoretical and Experimental Approaches (P. Fisk).

Recommended Approaches to Assess Pesticide Mobility in Soil (M. Russell).

Soils and Pesticide Mobility (C. Brown, et al.).

Pesticide Leaching Models and Their Use for Management Purposes (N. Jarvis, et al.).

Pesticides in Run–Off and Surface Waters (B. Burgoa & R. Wauchope).

The Volatization of Pesticide Residues (A. Taylor).

Biosensors for Detection of Pesticides (M. Eldefrawi, et al.).

Techniques and Procedures for the Determination of Pesticides in Water (C. Eadsforth & A. Woodbridge).

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Terry Roberts
Philip C. Kearney
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