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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Influence of Variable Soils Properties on the Field Dissipation of Isoxaflutole and Acetochlor

Authors
item Graff, C - UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
item Koskinen, William
item Anderson, J - UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
item Halbach, T - UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
item Dowdy, Robert

Submitted to: Agronomy Abstracts
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: November 8, 2000
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: Soil properties that affect the fate and transport of herbicides vary across a landscape to a greater extent than in the small plots in which herbicide studies are usually carried out. Spatial variability of soil properties at a Rosemount watershed, which consists of four man-made terraces in Dakota County, MN, was characterized to determine how acetochlor and isoxaflutole behavior is affected by the variation in those soil properties. Spatial variability of the soil properties in the watershed will be described and displayed on a digital elevation model created for the Rosemount site. Variability in sorption and dissipation of acetochlor and isoxaflutole will be discussed in the context of the variability in soil properties.

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