Atrazine Research

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Managing 8-inch Palmer Pigweed 
Weed control programs for late-season palmer amaranth in corn


Recent Publications

Microbial attenuation of atrazine in agricultural soils: Biometer assays, bacterial taxonomic diversity, and catabolic genes Douglas, J. F., M. A. Radosevich, and O. H. Tuovinen.  2017.  Chemosphere, 176:352-360.

Enhanced atrazine degradation is widespread across the United States.  Mueller, T. C., and L. E. Steckel.  2017.  Pest Management Science, 73:1953-1961.

Biomineralization of atrazine and analysis of 16S rRNA and catabolic genes of atrazine degraders in a former pesticide mixing site and a machinery washing area Douglass, J.F., M. A. Radosevich, and O. H. Tuovinen.  2016.  Journal of Soils and Sediments, 16:2263-2274. [Abstract]

Molecular analysis of atrazine-degrading bacteria and catabolic genes in the water column and sediment of a created wetland in an agricultural watershed.  Douglas, J. F., M. A. Radosevich, and O. H. Tuovinen.  2015.  Ecological Engineering, 83:405-412.

Effect of previous atrazine use on enhanced atrazine degradation in southern US soils.  Mueller, T. C., R. Scott, D. Stephenson, D. Miller, E. Prostko, J. Grichar, J. Krutz, L. E. Steckel, and P. Dotray.  2015.  Proc. South Weed Sci. Soc. 68:224.

Kinetics of aerobic and anaerobic biomineralization of atrazine in surface and subsurface agricultural soils in Ohio.  Tuovinen, O. H., V. Deshmukh, B. Ozkaya, and M. A. Radosevich.  2015.  J. of Environment Science and Health part B.

Effects of flooding on atrazine dissipation in soil.  Umphres-Lopez, A., L. E. Steckel, and T. C. Mueller.  2015.  Proc. South Weed Sci. Soc. 68:124.

Mineralization of atrazine in the river water intake and sediments of a constructed flow-through wetland Douglas, J.F., M. A. Radosevich, and O. H. Tuovinen.  2014.  Ecological Engineering, 72:35-39.

Metabolism of atrazine in liquid cultures and soil microcosms by Nocardioides strains isolated from a contaminated Nigerian agricultural soil.  Omotayo, A. E., M. O. Ilori, M. A. Radosevich, and O. O. Amund.  2013.  Soil Sediment Contamination, 22:365-375.

Mid-south corn acreage rising as atrazine-resistant pigweed lurks.  Steckel, L. E.  2013.  Delta Farm Press, January 18, 2013.

Establishment and characterization of atrazine degrading cultures from Nigerian agricultural soil using traditional and Bio-Sep bead enrichment techniques.  Omotayo, A. E., M. O. Ilori, O. O. Amund, D. Ghosh, Roy, K., and M. A. Radosevich.  2011.  Appl. Soil Ecol. doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2011.01.006.

Effect of soil pH and previous atrazine use history on atrazine degradation in a Tennessee field soil.  Mueller, T. C., L. E. Steckel, and M. A. Radosevich.  2010.  Weed Sci. 58:478-483.