Biodegradation of tribenuron methyl that is mediated by microbial acidohydrolysis at cell-soil interface.

@article{Wang2012BiodegradationOT,
  title={Biodegradation of tribenuron methyl that is mediated by microbial acidohydrolysis at cell-soil interface.},
  author={Nan-xi Wang and Qiang Tang and Guomin Ai and Yanan Wang and Bao-jun Wang and Zhi-ping Zhao and Shuang-Jiang Liu},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2012},
  volume={86 11},
  pages={1098-105}
}
Tribenuron methyl (TBM) is a member of the sulfonylurea herbicide family and is widely used in weed control. Due to its phytotoxicity to rotating-crops, concerns on TBM-pollution to soil have been raised. In this study, experimental results indicated that microbial activity played a key role in TBM removal from polluted soil. Twenty-six bacterial strains were isolated and their degradation of TBM was evaluated. Serratia sp. strain BW30 was selected and subjected to further investigation on its… CONTINUE READING

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