Leaching of plant protection products to field ditches in the Netherlands : development of a drainpipe scenario for arable land

A. Tiktak, J.J.T.I. Boesten, R.F.A. Hendriks, A.M.A. van der Linden

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Abstract

In the current Dutch authorisation procedure for calculating exposure of surface water organisms to plant protection products, deposition of drift is considered to be the only source. Drainage from agriclutural fields is being ignored. Because drainage may be an important source for exposure of water organisms, RIVM, Wageningen UR and the Board for the authorisation of plant protection products and biocides derived a new procedure in which drainage is included
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBilthoven
PublisherNational Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Number of pages106
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameRIVM report
PublisherNational Institute for Public Health and the Environment
No.607407003/2012

Keywords

  • arable land
  • soil chemistry
  • drainage
  • leaching
  • pesticides
  • clay soils
  • preferential flow
  • models
  • water pollution

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