Volatilization of Some Herbicide-Related Nitrosamines from Soils1
- J. E. Oliver2
The volatilization of four nitrosamines from soil was studied under laboratory conditions. From 30 to 80% of the low molecular weight nitrosamines that were surface-applied volatilized within a few hours. Incorporation of nitrosamines into the soil reduced both the extent and rate of volatilization. Most of the nitrosamine volatilization occurred within the first few days; this behavior contrasted with that of two dinitroaniline herbicides, which continued to volatilize for several weeks.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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