Atrazine and metolachlor in surface runoff under typical rainfall conditions in southern Louisiana.

@article{Southwick2003AtrazineAM,
  title={Atrazine and metolachlor in surface runoff under typical rainfall conditions in southern Louisiana.},
  author={Lloyd M Southwick and Brandon C Grigg and James L Fouss and Ted S. Kornecki},
  journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry},
  year={2003},
  volume={51 18},
  pages={
          5355-61
        }
}
Atrazine and metolachlor are commonly detected in surface water bodies in southern Louisiana. These herbicides are frequently applied in combination to corn, and atrazine to sugarcane, in this region. A study was conducted on the runoff of atrazine and metolachlor from 0.21 ha plots planted to corn on Commerce silt loam, a Mississippi River alluvial soil. The study, carried out over a three-year period characterized by rainfall close to the 30-year average, provided data on persistence in the… CONTINUE READING

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