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Enhanced Biodegradation of Carbamothioates after Cold Storage of Treated Soil

  • Vicki W. McCusker (a1), Horace D. Skipper (a1), Dewitt T. Gooden (a1) and Joseph P. Zublena (a2)

Abstract

Laboratory experiments were conducted to evaluate butylate and EPTC degradation in two butylate-history soils collected in 1983, 1984, and 1985, and stored at 4 C. No significant differences in biodegradation of butylate and EPTC were found due to length of cold storage of Varina or Wagram soils. Enhanced biodegradation of butylate and cross-adaptation for EPTC were not affected. Storage of soils up to 2 yr should not adversely affect results.

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Enhanced Biodegradation of Carbamothioates after Cold Storage of Treated Soil

  • Vicki W. McCusker (a1), Horace D. Skipper (a1), Dewitt T. Gooden (a1) and Joseph P. Zublena (a2)

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