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Understanding the Dynamics of Clothianidin in Soil Environment: Leaching, Sorption, and Persistence

Understanding the Dynamics of Clothianidin in Soil Environment: Leaching, Sorption, and Persistence


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Author(s):Dr. Ningthoujam Samarendra Singh and Dr. Irani Mukherjee
ISBN:978-93-5834-442-4
Language:English
Pages:110
Publication Year:2023
Binding:Paper Back

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Clothianidin is a widely used neonicotinoid insecticide known for its effectiveness against various crop pests. This study delves into the complex dynamics of clothianidin in soil environments, focusing on its leaching behavior, sorption mechanisms, and persistence. Understanding these facets is crucial for assessing the environmental impact and potential risks associated with clothianidin application. The research investigates clothianidin's mobility in soil, exploring factors influencing its leaching potential, such as soil texture, moisture content, and organic matter. Additionally, the study examines the sorption mechanisms by which clothianidin interacts with soil particles, affecting its bioavailability and potential for off-site movement. Furthermore, the persistence of clothianidin in soil is assessed over time, considering various environmental conditions and degradation pathways. This information is essential for developing sustainable agricultural practices and regulatory guidelines to minimize the ecological impact of clothianidin. By comprehensively analyzing clothianidin's behavior in soil environments, this research contributes valuable insights into the fate and transport of neonicotinoid insecticides, facilitating informed decision-making for sustainable agriculture and environmental protection.