Pesticides in rain in four agricultural watersheds in the United States.

@article{Vogel2008PesticidesIR,
  title={Pesticides in rain in four agricultural watersheds in the United States.},
  author={Jason R. Vogel and Michael S. Majewski and Paul D. Capel},
  journal={Journal of environmental quality},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={
          1101-15
        }
}
Rainfall samples were collected during the 2003 and 2004 growing seasons at four agricultural locales across the USA in Maryland, Indiana, Nebraska, and California. The samples were analyzed for 21 insecticides, 18 herbicides, three fungicides, and 40 pesticide degradates. Data from all sites combined show that 7 of the 10 most frequently detected pesticides were herbicides, with atrazine (70%) and metolachlor (83%) detected at every site. Dacthal, acetochlor, simazine, alachlor, and… CONTINUE READING

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