Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions from Pesticides
Pesticide VOC Research Symposium, May 22-23, 2007

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Volatile Organic Compound emissions from Pesticides
Current Research and Research Needs
May 22 - 23, 2007

Research priorities based on a survey of symposium attendees, PDF (16 kb)



Research Needs: An Industry Perspective, PDF (682 kb)
Roger Isom, California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association

Research Needs: An Environmental Advocate Perspective, PDF (160 kb)
Susan Kegley, Pesticide Action Network North America

Current Pesticide VOC Emission Inventory, PDF (292 kb)
Randy Segawa, Department of Pesticide Regulation

Alternative Methods for Determining Emission Potential

Challenges in Measuring VOC Emissions from Agricultural Sources, PDF (680 kb)
Laura McConnell, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

Factors Affecting Atmospheric Availability of VOCs from Agricultural Applications, PDF (829 kb)
Alan Viets, Bayer CropScience

Reactivity Research

Emissions Under Field Conditions

Emissions Under Field Conditions, PDF (4 kb)
Scott Yates, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

VOCs and Regional Ozone: Field, Lab, and Model, PDF (1 mb)
Peter Green, UC Davis


Fumigant Emissions Reduction Using Impermeable Film and Thiosulfate Seal, PDF (1.5 mb)
Husein Ajwa, UC Davis

Irrigation Management to Minimize Soil Fumigant (Telone Product) Emissions, PDF(1.8 mb)
Suduan Gao, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

VOC Reduction Strategies and the Pacific Area-Wide Pest Management Program for Integrated Methyl Bromide Alternatives, PDF (1 mb)
Greg Browne, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

Comparison of Emission Rates Based on On-Field Flux Versus Ambient (Back-Calculation) Methods, PDF (936 kb)
David Sullivan, Sullivan Environmental Consulting, Inc.

Emulsifiable Concentrates

Challenges and Opportunities with Liquid Ag Product Formulations, PDF (390 kb)
Douglas J. Linscott, Dow AgroSciences, LLC

Pest Management Practices that Reduce VOCs

Strategies for Reduction of VOCs in Field Crops, PDF (4.2 mb)
Larry Godfrey, UC Davis

Strategies for Reduction of VOCs in Citrus, PDF (1.3 mb)
Beth Grafton-Cardwell, UC Kearney Agricultural Center

Are There Alternatives to Volatile Organic Compounds in Grapes, Almonds, and Walnuts, PDF (1.2 mb)
Walt Bentley, UC Kearney Agricultural Center

Leadership in Reducing VOCs from Soil-Applied Pesticides - the UCIPM Story, PDF (1 mb)
James Stapleton, UC Kearney Agricultural Center

The Potential of Nematode-Resistant Carrots to Reduce Soil Fumigation and VOC Emissions, PDF (1.6 mb)
Philip Roberts, UC Riverside

Innovative Technologies that Reduce VOCs

Improved Robotic Weed Management Tools, PDF (2.9 mb)
Steve Fennimore, UC Davis

Recent Advances in Aerial Application: Impact of VOC Reduction, PDF (1.6 mb)
W. Clint Hoffmann, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

Targeted Application to Reduce Pesticide Rates, PDF (2.7 mb)
Ken Giles, UC Davis

Economics of VOC Reductions

Economic Analysis of Regulations Intended to Reduce VOC Emissions from Pesticides, PDF (165 kb)
Rachael Goodhue, UC Davis
Richard Howitt, UC Davis

Economic Impact for Registrants and Others from Reformulation, PDF (30 kb)
Cindy Baker, Gowan Group of Companies

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