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Atrazine Carryover in Soil in a Reduced Tillage Crop Production System

  • O. C. Burnside (a1) and G. A. Wicks (a1)


Atrazine [2-chloro-4-(ethylamino)-6-isopropylamino)-s-triazine] carryover under reduced or no-till row crop production systems was measured by planting oats (Avena sativa L.) the following year as a field bioassay during 1970 through 1976 at Lincoln and North Platte, Nebraska. Oat yields indicate that soil persistence of normal-use rates of atrazine into the subsequent year is only a minor residue problem under reduced tillage cropping systems. Atrazine carryover in soil was less of a problem under these reduced tillage systems as compared with prior experiments with conventional tillage systems across Nebraska.



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Atrazine Carryover in Soil in a Reduced Tillage Crop Production System

  • O. C. Burnside (a1) and G. A. Wicks (a1)


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