Nonbiological Degradation of Pesticides in the Unsaturated Zone
Due to their increasing agricultural use, the fate of the enormous variety of pesticides which reach the unsaturated zone is a matter of general concern regarding environmental pollution hazard. The unsaturated zone may serve as a sink for soil-applied pesticides and a source from which pesticides and their metabolites can move into the water, atmosphere, and food chain.
KeywordsDegradation Rate Unsaturated Zone Clay Surface Pesticide Degradation Kaolinite Surface
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