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Main Title Development of a Case Study of the Total Effect of Pesticides in the Environment, Non-Irrigated Croplands of the Mid-West.
CORP Author Ryckman, Edgerley, Tomlinson and Associates, Inc., St. Louis, Mo.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Water Programs.
Year Published 1972
Report Number EPA-68-01-0117; EPA-OWP-TS-00-72-03 ; EPA-OWP-PSS-4
Stock Number PB-252 842
Additional Subjects Pesticides ; Runoff ; Farm crops ; Stream pollution ; Ecology ; Aquatic biology ; Rivers ; Sediment transport ; Drainage ; Fishes ; Environmental impacts ; Degradation ; Weed control ; Insect control ; Law(Jurisprudence) ; Illinois ; Iowa ; Kansas ; Minnesota ; Missouri ; Ecosystems ; Path of pollutants
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-252 842 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 526p
Abstract The study is concerned with pesticide use on nonirrigated cropland, such as those in the midwestern United States. Pesticides are used in this area extensively for weed and insect control. In such lands, most of the area is subject to run-off and erosion which is seasonal. Generally, the pesticides used in this region attach themselves to organic matter and soil particles which, in turn, are carried off into rivers and streams by erosion. Thus, this region exhibits characteristic problems in pesticide application techniques and run-off losses. Using all available information, this study provides an in-depth evaluation of the impact on the natural environment of pesticides used for control of specific pests in the midwestern states of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, and Missouri.
Supplementary Notes Report on Pesticide Use on the Non-Irrigated Croplands of the Midwest.
NTIS Title Notes Pesticide study series.
PUB Date Free Form Jun 72
Category Codes 06F; 13B; 02D
NTIS Prices PC A23/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326618183
Origin NTIS
Type CAT