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Diffusion of Three Chloro s-Triazines in Soil

  • T. L. Lavy (a1)


Atrazine [2-chloro-4-(ethylamino)-6-(isopropylamino)-s-triaazine] diffused at a rate of 15.2 × 10−8 sq cm/sec at 25 C which was faster than the diffusion rate of 2-chloro-4,6-bis(ethylamino)-s-triazine (simazine) and 2-chloro-4,6-bis(isopropylamino)-s-triazine (propazine) in the same soils. Diffusion rates were highly correlated with total surface area of the soil. Increasing soil moisture content, soil pH, and soil temperature resulted in greater diffusion rates. A relative indication of herbicide mobility may be obtained from some of the physical and chemical properties of the soils and herbicides involved; however, rate of diffusion appears to be governed by a combination of soil and herbicide properties.



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Diffusion of Three Chloro s-Triazines in Soil

  • T. L. Lavy (a1)


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