Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

The Phytotoxicity of Four Phenylurea Herbicides in Soil

  • T. J. Sheets (a1) and A. S. Crafts (a2)

Extract

The toxicity of the substituted urea herbicides may persist in the soil for considerable periods following treatment. Consequently, they have been used extensively as pre-emergence and post-emergence herbicides and as soil sterilants. In the drier regions of the western states injury to cereals may occur when they are seeded in the fall following cotton which has been treated with the substituted ureas to control weeds. Because of the nature of these compounds and because of their rapid acceptance as herbicides, much interest has developed in relation to their breakdown in the soil.

Copyright

References

Hide All
1. Crafts, A. S. Toxicity of sodium arsenite and sodium chlorate in four California soils. Hilgardia 9:459498. 1935.
2. Crafts, A. S. Toxicity studies with sodium chlorate in eighty California soils. Hilgardia 12:231247. 1939.
3. Crafts, A. S. and Raynor, R. N. The herbicidal properties of boron compounds. Hilgardia 10:343374. 1936.
4. Harvey, W. A. Toxicity of three 2,4–D formulations in California soils. Hilgardia 21:499513. 1952.
5. Harvey, W. A. and Crafts, A. S. Toxicity of pentachlorophenol and its sodium salt in three Yolo soils. Hilgardia 21:487498. 1952.
6. Helegeson, E. A. Nitrates in relation to the toxicity of sodium chlorate. N. Dak. Agr. Expt. Sta. Bimo. Bul. 3:910. 1940.
7. Hill, G. D., McGahen, J. W., Baker, H. M., Finnerty, D. W. and Bingeman, C. W. The fate of substituted urea herbicides in agricultural soils. Agronomy Journal 47:93104. 1955.
8. Hoagland, D. R. and Arnon, D. I. The water-culture method for growing plants without soil. California Agri. Expt. Sta. Cir. 347. 1950.
9. Loustalot, A. J., Muzik, T. J. and Cruzado, H. J. Persistence of CMU in soil. Agricultural Chemicals 8:5253. 1953.
10. Ogle, R. E. and Warren, G. F. Fate and activity of herbicides in soils. Weeds 3:257273. 1954.
11. Schwendiman, Alvin. The toxicity and decomposition of sodium chlorate in soils. Amer. Soc. Agron. Jour. 33:522537. 1941.

The Phytotoxicity of Four Phenylurea Herbicides in Soil

  • T. J. Sheets (a1) and A. S. Crafts (a2)

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed