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Main Title Fate and Effects of Atrazine in Small Aquatic Microcosms.
Author Brockway, D. L. ; Smith, P. D. ; Stancil, F. E. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Athens, GA.
Year Published 1984
Report Number EPA-600/J-84-022;
Stock Number PB84-198357
Additional Subjects Herbicides ; Water pollution ; Pesticides ; Aquatic biology ; Degradation ; Sorption ; Concentration(Composition) ; Transport properties ; Reprints ; Path of pollutants ; Aatrex ; Microcosms ; Triazine/chloro-ethylamino-isopropylamino
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Abstract Using continuous flow aquaria or static beakers and mixed biota communities, the fate and effects of atrazine were determined and the resilience of the systems after the removal of the compound were evaluated. In addition, the response of the different test systems to the herbicide were compared. Degradation and sorption of atrazine was low in the aquatic systems. The compound had a negative impact on primary producers at and above a concentration of 50 micrograms/L and possibly below. These effects were expressed best in oxygen production and dissolved nitrate in the systems. Results demonstrated that small static systems can furnish results similar to those of larger more complex systems, particularly for quick response parameters.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 32, n3 p345-353 1984.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Fate and Effects of Atrazine in Small Aquatic Microcosms.
PUB Date Free Form 1984
Category Codes 6F; 68E; 68D; 57H
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 423021090
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Type CAT