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|Type of Document
||Lopez, Alfredo R.
||Biodegradability of dicamba and 2,4-D in riparian wetland soils
||Master of Science
||Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences
|Berry, Duane F.
|Martens, David C.
|Mills, Gary L.
|Zelazny, Lucian W.
- Virginia - soil composition
|Date of Defense
A general review of soils in Virginia counties bordering the Chesapeake Bay
reveals that coastal plain soils, especially those most agriculturally productive, are
dominantly sandy texture in the subsurface horizon, and have shallow water tables.
Considering the high amounts of pesticides used in the coastal plain region and the porous
nature of sandy texture soils, there is a great potential for pesticide leaching and
subsequent contamination of surface and groundwater sources. This is of great concern
because of the potential detrimental effects these agrochemicals represent on aquatic and
animal life in the Chesapeake Bay, the largest and most productive estuary in the United
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