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Pesticide Transformation Products: Fate and Significance in the Environment

Edited By: L Somasundarum and JR Coats

American Chemical Society

Hardback | Jan 1991 | #15979 | ISBN: 084121994X
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This volume highlights the growing awareness that pesticides are transformed to other chemicals that are often still biologically active in the physical and biological environment.


Pesticide Transformation Products in the Environment; Pesticide Degradation Mechanisms and Environmental Activation; Biotransformation of Organophosphorus Insecticides in Mammals: Relationship to Acute Toxicity; Degradation Products of Commonly Used Insecticides in Indian Rice Soils: Degradation and Significance; Degradation Products of Sulfur-Containing Pesticides in Soil and Water; Atrazine Metabolite Behavior in Soil-Core Microcosms: Formation, Disappearance, and Bound Residues; Factors Affecting the Degradation of 3,5,6-Trichloro-2-Pyridinol in Soil; Bound (Nonextractable) Pesticide Degradation Products in Soils: Bioavailability to Plants; Enzymatic Binding of Pesticide Degradation Products to Soil Organic Matter and Their Possible Release; Mineralization of Pesticide Degradation Products; Computer-Assisted Molecular Prediction of Metabolism and Environmental Fate of Agrochemicals; Interacations Between Pesticides and Their Major Degradation Products; Pesticidal Activity of Degradation Products; Phytotoxicity of Pesticide Degradation Products; Effects of Pesticide Degradation Products on Soil Microflora; Pesticide Transformation Products in Surface Waters: Effects on Aquatic Biota; Toxicological Significance of Bound Residues in Livestock and Crops; Groundwater Contamination by Atrazine and Its Metabolites: Risk Assessment, Policy, and Legal Implications; Pesticide Degradation Products in the Atmosphere; Pesticide Transformation Products Research: A Future Perspective

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