What constitutes on adequate model for predicting the behavior of pesticides in the environment?

  • Gary E. Blau
  • W. Brock Neely
Part of the Residue Reviews book series (RECT, volume 85)

Abstract

Two important questions motivating much of the research work in pesticide environmental behavior are: (1) What is the expected environmental concentration-time profile for a pesticide at specific locations in various media during the manufacture, application, and dissipation of the product? (2) What are the hazards to man and his environment resulting from these environmental concentrations?

Keywords

Hydrolysis Toxicity Attenuation Biodegradation Burial 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary E. Blau
    • 1
    • 2
  • W. Brock Neely
    • 3
  1. 1.Systems Research LaboratoryThe Dow Chemical Co.MidlandUSA
  2. 2.Department of Chemical Engineering and Engineering and Public PolicyCarnegie-Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA
  3. 3.Environmental Science ResearchThe Dow Chemical Co.MidlandUSA

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