Vermicompost Incorporation into Soil Contaminated with Deltamethrin as an Attempt to Reduce the Toxicity Caused by this Pyrethroid: A Structural Study of Soil

@article{Benetti2017VermicompostII,
  title={Vermicompost Incorporation into Soil Contaminated with Deltamethrin as an Attempt to Reduce the Toxicity Caused by this Pyrethroid: A Structural Study of Soil},
  author={Fernanda Benetti and L{\'i}via Botacini Favoretto Pigatin and Michelle M. Kanashiro and R. N. Rodrigues and Maria Ol{\'i}mpia Oliveira Rezende},
  journal={American Journal of Environmental Sciences},
  year={2017},
  volume={13},
  pages={297-306}
}
The use of vermicompost for remediating soil contaminated with the commercial formulation containing deltamethrin was proposed. Biotoxicity tests with the goal of evaluating the potential remediation degree of the vermicompost after its addition to contaminated soils were performed. The tests lasted 56 days and involved Eisenia foetida earthworms. Possible structural changes in humic acids from these soils were evaluated by means of FTIR spectroscopy. The soil contaminated with deltamethrin… 

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