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  • Yina Xie, Robert Budd, Jennifer Teerlink, Yuzhou Luo, Nan Singhasemanon. 2021. Assessing pesticide uses with potentials for down-the-drain transport to wastewater in California. Science of the Total Environment. 773. Abstract


  • Robert Budd, Dan Wang, Michael Ensminger, Bryn Phillips. 2020. An evaluation of temporal and spatial trends of pyrethroid concentrations in California surface waters. Science of the Total Environment. 718. Abstract


  • Colin R. Brown, Maziar Kandelous, Fabio Sartori, Christopher Collins, and Frank Spurlock. Modeling variation in 1, 3-dichloropropene emissions due to soil conditions and applicator practices. Science of The Total Environment 678. Abstract


  • Colin R. Brown, Durham K. Giles. 2018. Measurement of pesticide drift from unmanned aerial vehicle application to a vineyard. Transactions of the ASABE 61.5. Abstract
  • Yina Xie, Yuzhou Luo, Nan Singhasemanon and Kean S. Goh. 2018. Regulatory modeling of pesticide aquatic exposures in California's agricultural receiving waters. Journal of Environmental Quality. 48(6): 1453–1461. Abstract
  • Fabio Sartori & Edgar Vidrio (2018) Environmental fate and ecotoxicology of paraquat: a California perspective, Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, DOI: 10.1080/02772248.2018.1460369. Abstract
  • Craig, K. (2018) A Review of the Chemistry, Pesticide Use, and Environmental Fate of Sulfur Dioxide, as Used in California. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Springer, New York, NY. Abstract   Author's Version, PDF (646 kb)
  • Xuyang Zhang, Yuzhou Luo, Kean S. Goh. 2018. Modeling spray drift and runoff-related inputs of pesticides to receiving water. Environmental Pollution. 234:48-58. Abstract


  • Brian S. Anderson,Bryn M. Phillips, Jennifer P. Voorhees, Xin Deng, Jeff Geraci, Karen Worcester, Ron S. Tjeerdema. 2017. Changing patterns in water toxicity associated with current use pesticides in three California agriculture regions. Integrated Environ. Assess. Management. DOI: 10.1002/ieam.2005 Abstract
  • Michael P. Ensminger, Martice Vasquez, Hsing-Ju Tsai, Sarah Mohammed, A. Van Scoy, Korena Goodell, Gail Cho, Kean S. Goh. 2017. Continuous low-level aquatic monitoring (CLAM) samplers for pesticide contaminant screening in urban runoff: Analytical approach and a field test case. Chemosphere 184:1028-1035. Abstract. (The project was partially funded by the US EPA Region 9 Performance Partnership Grant)
  • Huajin Chen, Yuzhou Luo, Christopher Potter, Patrick J. Moran, Michael L. Grieneisen, Minghua Zhang. 2017. Modeling pesticide diuron loading from the San Joaquin watershed into the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta using SWAT. Water Research 121: 374-385. Abstract.
  • Huajin Chen, Xuyang Zhang, Christopher Demars, and Minghua Zhang. 2017. Numerical simulation of agricultural sediment and pesticide runoff: RZWQM and PRZM comparison. Hydrological Processes. 2017: 1-13. Abstract.
  • Wang, D., Singhasemanon, N. & Goh, K.S. 2017. A review of diazinon use, contamination in surface waters, and regulatory actions in California across water years 1992–2014. Environ Monit Assess (2017) 189: 310. DOI: Abstract.
  • Teerlink, J., J Hernandez, R Budd. 2017. Fipronil washoff to municipal wastewater from dogs treated with spot-on products. Sci Total Environ 599-600: 960-966. Abstract.     ABC TV Story


  • Bryn M Phillips, Brian S Anderson, Michael Cahn, Jessa L Rego, Jennifer P Voorhees, Katie Siegler, Xuyang Zhang, Robert Budd, Kean Goh, and Ron S Tjeerdema. 2016. An Integrated Vegetated Ditch System Reduces Chlorpyrifos Loading in Agricultural Runoff. Integrated Environ Assess Management. Abstract.
  • Weiying Jiang,Jeremy L. Conkle, Yuzhou Luo, Juying Li, Karen Xu, and Jay Gan. 2016. Occurrence, Distribution, and Accumulation of Pesticides in Exterior Residential Areas. Environ Sci Tech: 50:12592-12601. Abstract.
  • Akash M. Sadaria, Rebecca Sutton, Kelly D. Moran, Jennifer Teerlink, Jackson Vanfleet Brown and Rolf U. Halden. 2016. Passage of fiproles and imidacloprid from urban pest control uses through wastewater treatment plants in northern California. Environ Toxicol Chem DOI: 10.1002/etc.3673. Abstract.
  • Wang, D., N. Singhasemanon, and K.S. Goh. 2016. A statistical assessment of pesticide pollution in surface waters using environmental monitoring data: Chlorpyrifos in Central Valley, California. Science of The Total Environment 571:332-341. Abstract.
  • Weiying Jiang, Jeremy L. Conkle, Yuzhou Luo, Juying Li, Karen Xu, and Jay J. Gan. 2016. Occurrence, Distribution and Accumulation of Pesticides in Exterior Residential Areas. Environmental Science & Technology. Abstract.
  • Emerson Kanawi, April R. Van Scoy, Robert Budd & Ronald S. Tjeerdema . 2016. Environmental Fate and Ecotoxicology of Propanil: a Review. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry. Abstract.
  • Richards, J., Reif, R., Luo, Y., Gan, J. 2016. Distribution of Pesticides in Dust Particles in Urban Environments. Environmental Pollution 214:640-647. Abstract.
  • April Van Scoy, Ashley Pennell, and Xuyang Zhang. 2016. Environmental Fate and Toxicology of Dimethoate. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 237:53-70. Abstract.


  • Weiying Jiang, Yuzhou Luo, Jeremy L Conkle, Juying Lia, and Jay Gan. 2015. Pesticides on Residential Outdoor Surfaces: Environmental Impacts and Aquatic Toxicity. Pest Manag Sci DOI 10.1002/ps.4168
  • Xuyang Zhang and Kean S. Goh. 2015. Evaluation of Three Models for Simulating Pesticide Runoff from Irrigated Agricultural Fields. J Environ Qual 44(5). Open Access PDF (677 kb).
  • Robert Budd, Michael Ensminger, Dan Wang, and Kean S. Goh. 2015. Monitoring Fipronil and Degradates in California Surface Waters, 2008–2013. J. Environ. Quality 44(4): 1233- 1240 (doi:10.2134/jeq2015.01.0018). Abstract


  • Hengel, M. and P. Lee. 2014. Community air monitoring for pesticides. Part 2: Multiresidue determination of pesticides in air by gas chromatography, gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. Author's Version, PDF (256 kb) The final publication is available at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10661-013-3395-9
  • Pam Wofford, Randy Segawa, Jay Schreider, Veda Federighi, Rosemary Neal, and Madeline Brattesani. 2014. Community air monitoring for pesticides. Part 3: Using health-based screening levels to evaluate results collected for a year. Environ Monit Assess 186(3):1355-1370. Author‘s Version, PDF (855 kb) The final publication is available at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10661-013-3394-x
  • Yuzhou Luo. 2014. Review of Modeling Approaches for Pesticide Washoff from Impervious Surfaces. In: (Eds.) R. Jones, S. Mah, S. Jackson, Describing the Behavior and Effects of Pesticides in Urban and Agricultural Settings. American Chemical Society Symposium Series, 65-82, doi: 10.1021/bk-2014-1168.ch004, PDF (444 kb)
  • April Van Scoy and Ronald S. Tjeerdema 2014. Environmental Fate and Toxicology of Chlorothalonil Rev. Environ Contam Toxicol. 232: 89-105. Author's Version, PDF (141 kb)
  • Yuzhou Luo, Brant C. Jorgenson, Dang Quoc Thuyet, Thomas M. Young, Frank Spurlock, and Kean S. Goh, 2014. Insecticide Washoff from Concrete Surfaces: Characterization and Prediction. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(1):234-243. (https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/es4028343) Author's Version, PDF (222 kb).
  • April Van Scoy and Ronald S. Tjeerdema 2014. Environmental Fate and Toxicology of Clomazone Rev. Environ Contam Toxicol.227: 35-49. Author's Version, PDF (254 kb)


  • Troiano John, Cindy Garretson, Alfredo Dasilva, Joe Marade, and Terrell Barry. 2013. Pesticide and Nitrate Trends in Domestic Wells where Pesticide Use Is Regulated in Fresno and Tulare Counties, California. J. Environ. Qual. doi:10.2134/jeq2013.06.0219. Publication, PDF (1.6 mb). Abstract.
  • Spurlock, F., B. Johnson, A. Tuli, S. Gao, J. Tao, F. Sartori, R. Qin, D. Sullivan, M. Stanghellini and H. Ajwa. 2013. Simulation of Fumigant Transport and Volatilization from Tarped Broadcast Applications. Vadose Zone Journal. doi:10.2136/vzj2013.03.0056. Abstract, PDF Abstract.
  • Keith Starner, Kean S. Goh. 2013. Chlorpyrifos-Treated Crops in the Vicinity of Surface Water Contamination in the San Joaquin Valley, California, USA. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol DOI 10.1007/s00128-013-1024-5.
  • Pamela Krone-Davis, Fred Watson, Marc Los Huertos, Keith Starner. 2013. Assessing Pesticide Reduction in Constructed Wetlands Using a Tanks-In-Series Model Within a Bayesian Framework. Ecological Engineering 57:342-352. Abstract.
  • Emerson Kanawi, Robert Budd, Ronald S. Tjeerdema. 2013. Environmental Fate and Ecotoxicology of Fenpropathrin. Reviews Environ Contam Toxicol 225:77-93.
  • Yuzhou Luo, Frank Spurlock,Weiying Jiang, Brant C. Jorgenson,Thomas M. Young, Jay Gan, Sheryl Gill, Kean S. Goh. 2013. Pesticide Washoff From Concrete Surfaces: Literature Review and a New Modeling Approach, Water Research.
  • Spurlock, F., J. Šimùnek, B. Johnson and A. Tuli. 2013. Sensitivity Analysis of Soil Fumigant Transport and Volatilization to the Atmosphere. Vadose Zone J. doi: 10.2136/vzj2012.0130. Abstract.
  • Jing Tao, Terrell Barry, Randy Segawa, Rosemary Neal and Atac Tuli. 2012. Pesticides Exposure Assessment of Kettleman City Using the Industrial Source Complex Short-Term Model Version 3. J. Environ. Qual. Vol. 42 No. 2, p. 373-379. Abstract.


  • Vaneet Aggarwal, Xin Deng, Atac Tuli, and Kean S. Goh. 2012. Diazinon-Chemistry and Environmental Fate: A California Perspective. Rev. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 223:107-135.
  • Xuyang Zhang, Keith Starner, and Frank Spurlock. 2012. Analysis of Chlorpyrifos Agricultural Use in Regions of Frequent Surface Water Detections in California, USA. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 89:978-984.
  • Luo, Y., F. Spurlock, S. Gill, K.S. Goh, 2012. Modeling Complexity in Simulating Pesticide Fate in a Rice Paddy, Water Research. Abstract.
  • April R. Van Scoy , Monica Yue , Xin Deng, and Ronald S. Tjeerdema. 2012. Environmental Fate and Toxicology of Methomyl. Rev. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 222:93-109.
  • Ensminger, M. P., R. Budd, K. C. Kelley, and K.S. Goh. 2013. Pesticide Occurrence and Aquatic Benchmark Exceedances in Urban Surface Waters and Sediments in Three Urban Areas of California, USA, 2008-2011 . Environ. Monit. Assess. 185: 3697-3710


  • Xuyang Zhang and Minghua Zhang. 2011. Modeling effectiveness of agricultural BMPs to reduce sediment load and organophosphate pesticides in surface runoff. Sci Total Environ 409:1949-1958. Abstract.
  • Starner, K. and K. S. Goh. 2012. Detections of the Neonicotinoid Insecticide Imidacloprid in Surface Waters of Three Agricultural Regions of California, USA, 2010-2011. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 88:316-321 Abstract.
  • Luo Y., W.M. Williams, D. F. Young, H. Watanabe, J. Boulange, A.M. Ritter, and T.K. Phong. Modeling Approaches for Pesticide Exposure Assessment in Rice Paddies. In Pesticide Mitigation Strategies for Surface Water Quality; Goh, K.S., B. Bret, T. Potter, J. Gan. Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 1075, ACS Washington, D.C., 2011; Chapter 14, pp 203-226.
  • Budd R. Use of Constructed Wetlands as Best Management Practice to Reduce Pesticide Loads. In Pesticide Mitigation Strategies for Surface Water Quality; Goh, K.S., B. Bret, T. Potter, J. Gan. Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 1075, ACS Washington, D.C., 2011; Chapter 3, pp 39-50.
  • Goh, K.S., B. Bret, T. Potter, and J. Gan 2011. Pesticide Mitigation Strategies for Surface Water Quality. ACS Symposium Series 1075, ACS Washington, D.C.
  • Zhang X., K. Starner, K. S. Goh and S. Gill. 2011. Analysis of Diazinon Agricultural Use in Regions of Frequent Surface Water Detections in California, USA. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol DOI: 10.1007/s00128-011-0488-4
  • Lisker, E.B., M.P. Ensminger, S.L. Gill, and K.S. Goh. 2011. Detections of Eleven Organophosphorus Insecticides and One Herbicide Threatening Pacific Salmonids, Oncorhynchus spp., in California, 1991-2010. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol (2011). 87:355-360. DOI 10.1007/s00128-011-0351- 7
  • Ensminger, M., R. Bergin, F. Spurlock, and K.S. Goh. 2011. Pesticide Concentrations in Water and Sediment and Associated Invertebrate Toxicity in Del Puerto and Orestimba Creeks, California, 2007-2008. Environ. Monit. Assess. 175:573-587.
  • Kiaune, L. and N. Singhasemanon. 2011. Pesticidal Copper (I) Oxide: Environmental Fate and Aquatic Toxicity. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 213, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-9860-6_1.
  • Budd, R., A. O'Geen, K.S. Goh, S. Bondarenko, and J. Gan. 2011. Removal Mechanisms and Fate of Insecticides in Constructed Wetlands. Chemosphere 83:1581- 1587.
  • Luo, Y., F. Spurlock, X. Deng, S. Gill, and K. Goh. 2011. Use-Exposure Relationships of Pesticides for Aquatic Risk Assessment. PLoS ONE 6(4): e18234. doi:10.1371 /journal.pone.0018234. Publication, PDF (351 kb).


  • Xuyang Zhang, Xingmei Liu, Minghua Zhang, Randy A. Dahlgren, and Melissa Eitzel. 2010. J Environ Qual 39:76-84. Abstract.
  • O'Geen, A.T., R. Budd, J. Gan, J. J. Maynard, S. J. Parikh, and R. A. Dahlgren. 2010. Mitigating Nonpoint Source Pollution in Agriculture with Constructed and Restored Wetlands. In Advances in Agronomy, volume 108, Academic Press: Burlington, VT, 2010.
  • Jiang, W., K. Lin, D. Haver, S. Qin, G. Ayre, F. Spurlock, and J. Gan. 2010. Wash-off Potential of Urban Use Insecticides on Concrete Surfaces. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 29:1203-1208.
  • Marty, M., F. Spurlock and T. Barry. 2010. Volatile Organic Compounds from Pesticide Application and Contribution to Tropospheric Ozone. Chapter 19, In: Hayes' Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology. R. Krieger, ed., Academic Press, ISBN-13: 978-0-12-374367-1.


  • Yuzhou Luo and Minghua Zhang. 2009. Management-oriented sensitivity analysis for pesticide transport in watershed-scale water quality modeling using SWAT. Environ Pollut 157:3370-3378. Abstract.
  • Budd, R., A. O'Geen, K.S. Goh, S. Bondarenko, and J. Gan. 2009. Efficacy of Constructed Wetlands in Pesticide Removal from Tailwaters in the Central Valley, California. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43, 2925-2930.


  • Yuzhou Luo, Xuyang Zhang, Xingmei Liu, Darren Ficklin, and Minghua Zhang.2008. Dynamic modeling of organophosphate pesticide load in surface water in the northern San Joaquin Valley watershed of California. Environ Pollut 156:1171-1181. Abstract.
  • Xingmei Liu, Xuyang Zhang, and Minghua Zhang. 2008. Major Factors Influencing the Efficacy of Vegetated Buffers on Sediment Trapping: A Review and Analysis. J Environ Qual. 37:1667-1674. Abstract.
  • Gunasekara, A.S., A.L. Rubin, K. Goh, F. Spurlock, and R. S. Tjeerdema. 2008. Environmental Fate and Toxicology of Carbaryl. Rev. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 196: 95-121.
  • Sullivan, Jonathan J. and Kean S. Goh. 2008. Environmental Fate and Properties of Pyriproxyfen. J. Pestic. Sci. 33: 339-359.
  • Saposhnikova, Y., E. Wirth, N. Singhasemanon, J. Bacey, and M. Fulton. 2008. Distribution of Antifouling Biocides in California Marinas. J. Environ. Monit. 10:1069-1075.
  • Gill, S., F.C. Spurlock, K.S. Goh, and C. Ganapathy. 2008. Vegetated Ditches as a Management Practice in Irrigated Alfalfa. Environ. Monit. Assess. 144:261-267.
  • Gan, J., F. Spurlock, P. Hendley, and D. Weston (ed.) 2008. Synthetic Pyrethroids: Occurrence and Behavior in Aquatic Environments. Amer. Chem. Soc. Symp. Ser. 991. Amer. Chem. Soc., Washington, DC.

    Includes the following chapters:
    • Bondarenko, S., J. Gan, and F. Spurlock. Solid-Phase Microextraction (SPME) Methods to Measure Bioavailable Concentrations in Sediment. p. 149-168.
    • Gan, J., S. Bondarenko, and F. Spurlock. Persistence and Phase Distribution in Sediment. p. 203-222.
    • Hunter, W., W. Yang, F. Spurlock, and J. Gan. Solid-Phase Microextraction (SPME) Methods to Measure Bioavailable Concentrations in Surface Water. p. 130-148.
    • Spurlock, F., and M. Lee. Synthetic Pyrethroid Use Patterns, Properties, and Environmental Effects. p. 3-25.
    • Starner, K., J. White, F. Spurlock, and K. Kelley. Assessment of Pyrethroid Contamination of Streams in High-Use Agricultural Regions of California. p. 72-83.
  • Spurlock, F. 2008. Distribution and Variance/Covariance Structure of Pesticide Environmental Fate Data. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 27: 1683-1690.
  • Hunter, W., Y. Zu, F. Spurlock, and J. Gan. 2008. Using Disposable Polymethylsiloxane Fibers to Assess the Bioavailability of Permethrin in Sediment. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 27: 568-575.
  • Xu, Y., J. Gan, Z. Wang, and F. Spurlock. 2008. Effect of Aging on Desorption Kinetics of Sediment-Associated Pyrethroids. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 27: 1293-1301.
  • He, Li-Ming., Albert Weng, John Troiano,and Kean Goh. 2008. Environmental Chemistry, Ecotoxicity, and Fate of Lambda-Cyhalothrin. Rev. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 195: 71-91.


  • Bacey, J., and F. Spurlock. 2007. Biological Assessment of Urban and Agricultural Streams in the California Central Valley. Environ. Monit. Assess. 130:483-493.
  • Xu, Yiping, Frank Spurlock, Zijian Wang,and J. Gan. Comparison of Five Methods for Measuring Sediment Toxicity of Hydrophobic Contaminants. Environ. Sci. Technol., 41 (24), 8394-8399.
  • Gunasekara, A., T. Truong, K.S. Goh, F. Spurlock,and R.S. Tjeerdema. 2007. Environmental Fate and Toxicology of Fipronil. J. Pestic. Sci. 32: 189-199.
  • Yang, W.C., W. Hunter, F. Spurlock,and J. Gan. 2007. Bioavailability of Permethrin and Cyfluthrin in Surface Waters with Low Levels of Dissolved Organic Matter. J. Environ. Qual. 36: 1678-1685.
  • Bondarenko, S., F. Spurlock, and J. Gan. 2007. Analysis of Pyrethroids in Sediment Pore Water by Solid-Phase Microextraction. J. Environ. Qual. 26: 2587-2593.
  • Guo, L., Kevin Kelley, and Kean S. Goh. 2007. Evaluation of Sources and Loading of Pesticides to the Sacramento River, California, USA, During a Storm Event of Winter 2005. J. Environ. Tox. Chem. 26: 2274-2281.
  • Sullivan, J., Ye Grace Chen, and Kean S. Goh. 2007. Performance Assessment and Validation of a Paramagnetic Particle-Based Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Chlorpyrifos in Agriculture Runoff Waters. J. Agric. Food Chem. 55 (16): 6407-6416.
  • Gunasekara, A.S., John Troiano, Kean S. Goh and Ronald S. Tjeerdema. 2007. Chemistry and Fate of Simazine. Rev. Environ. Contam. and Tox. 189: 1-24.


  • O'Malley, M., T. Barry, M. Ibarra, M. Verder-Carlos and L. Mehler. 2006. Illnesses Related to Shank Application of Metam-Sodium, Arvin, California, July 2002. J. Agromedicine 10:27-42.
  • Yang, W., Frank Spurlock, Weiping Liu, and Jianying Gan. 2006. Inhibition of Aquatic Toxicity of Pyrethroid Insecticides by Suspended Sediment. J. Environ. Tox. Chem. 25(7) 1913-1919.
  • Spurlock, F., Murray Clayton,and John Troiano. 2006. Modeling Herbicide Movement to Ground Water in Irrigated Sandy Soils of the San Joaquin Valley, California. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. Springer Netherlands. ISSN 0049-6979 (print)
    1573-2932 (online) DOI 10.1007/s 11270-006-9151-9. pp 1-19. Abstract.
  • Yang, W., Frank Spurlock, Weiping Liu, and Jianying Gan. 2006. Effects of Dissolved Organic Matter on Permethrin Bioavailability to Daphnia Species. J. Agric. Food Chem., 54(11) 3967-3972.
  • Yang, W., Jianying Gan, Wesley Hunter, and Frank Spurlock. 2006. Effect of Suspended Solids on Bioavailability of Pyrethroid Insecticides. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 25(6): 1585-1591.
  • Li, L., B. Johnson, R. Segawa. 2006. Evaluation of Weather Conditions for Methyl Bromide Ambient Air Monitoring in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and Kern Counties in the Year 2000. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc. 56:68-77.


  • Starner, K., F. Spurlock, S. Gill, H. Feng, J. Hsu, P. Lee, D. Tran, J. White. 2005. Pesticide Residues in Surface Water from Irrigation-Season Monitoring in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 74(5): 920-927.
  • Spurlock, F., J. Bacey, K. Starner and S. Gill. 2005. A Probabilistic Screening Model for Evaluating Pyrethroid Surface Water Monitoring Data. Environ. Mon. Assess. 109:161-179.
  • Bacey, J., F. Spurlock, K. Starner, H. Feng, J. Hsu, J. White, and D.M. Tran. 2005. Residues and Toxicity of Esfenvalerate and Permethrin in Water and Sediment, in Tributaries of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, California. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 74(5): 864-871.
  • Li, L., Bruce Johnson and Randy Segawa. 2005. Empirical Relationship Between Use, Area, and Ambient Air Concentration of Methyl Bromide. J. Environ. Qual. 34:420-428. Publication.
  • Prichard, T., J. Troiano, J. Marade, F. Guo, and M. Canevari. J. Movement of Diuron and Hexazinone In Clay Soil and Infiltrated Pond Water. Environ. Qual. 34:2005-2017. 2005. Abstract.


  • O'Malley, M. A., S. Edmiston, D. Richmond, M. Ibarra, T. Barry, M. Smith and G.M. Calvert. 2004. Illness Associated with Drift of Chloropicrin Soil Fumigant into a Residential Area- Kern County, California, 2003. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 53:(32):740-742.
  • O'Malley, M., T. Barry, M.Verder-Carlos and A. Rubin. 2004. Modeling Of Methyl Isothiocyanate Air Concentrations Associated with Community Illnesses Following a Metam-Sodium Sprinkler Application. Am. J. Industrial Medicine 46:1-15.
  • Guo, L., C. Nordmark, F. Spurlock, B. Johnson, L.Y. Li, M. Lee, K.S. Goh. 2004. Characterizing Dependence of Pesticide Load in Surface Water on Precipitation and Pesticide Use for the Sacramento River Watershed. Environ. Sci. Technol.38: 3842-3852.


  • DaSilva, A., C. Garretson, J. Troiano, G. Ritenour, and C. Krauter. 2003. Relating Simazine Performance to Irrigation Management. Weed Technology. 17:330-337. Publication, PDF. Abstract.
  • Kabashima, J.N., S.J. Lee, D.L. Haver, K.S. Goh, L.S. Wu, and J. Gan. 2003. Pesticide Runoff and Mitigation at a Commercial Nursery Site. p.213-230. In J.Gan et al. (ed.) Pesticide Decontamination and Detoxification. ACS Symposium Series 863.
  • Ando, C., R. Segawa, C. Gana, L. Li, J. Walters, R. Sava, T. Barry, K.S. Goh, P. Lee, D. Tran, J. White, J. Hsu. 2003. Dissipation and Offsite Movement of Forestry Herbicides in Plants of Importance to Native Americans in California National Forests. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 71:354-361.
  • Walters, J., Kean S. Goh, LinYing Li, Hsiao Feng, Jorge Hernandez and Jane White. 2003. Environmental Monitoring of Carbaryl Applied in Urban Areas to Control the Glassy-winged Sharpshooter in California. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 82: 265-280. Publication.


  • Troiano, J., D. Weaver, J. Marade, F. Spurlock, M. Pepple, C. Nordmark, D. Bartkowiak. 2001.  Summary of Well Water Sampling in California to Detect Pesticide Residues Resulting from Nonpoint-Source Applications.  J. Environ. Qual.  30:448-459. Reprinted with the permission of the American Agronomy Society.   Publication, PDF (939 kb).


  • Sullivan, J. and K. S. Goh 2000. Evaluation and Validation of a Commercial ELISA for Diazinon in Surface Waters. J. Agric. Food Chem 48 (9):4071-4078.


  • Troiano, J., J. Marade, and F. Spurlock. 1999.  Empirical Modeling of Spatial Vulnerability Applied to a Norflurazon Retrospective Well Study in California.  J. Environ. Qual.  28:397-403. Reprinted with the permission of the American Agronomy Society. Publication, PDF (139 kb). Abstract.


  • Troiano, J., C. Nordmark, T. Barry, B. Johnson, and F. Spurlock.  1998.  Pesticide Movement to Groundwater:  Application of Areal Vulnerability Assessments and Well Monitoring to Mitigation Measures.  p.239-251.  In Ballatine et al.  (ed.) Triazine Herbicides Risk Assessment.  ACS Symposium Series 683. Abstract.
  • Leyva, J., P. Lee, and K.S. Goh.  1998.  Removal of Malathion Residues on Lettuce by Washing.  Bull.  Environ. Contam. Toxicol.  60:  592-595.
  • Troiano, J. and C. Garretson. J. Movement of Simazine in Runoff Water from Citrus Orchard Row Middles as Affected by Mechanical Incorporation. Environ. Qual. 27: 488-494. 1998. Reprinted with the permission of the American Agronomy Society. Abstract.


  • Segawa, R., A. Bradley, P. Lee, D. Tran, J. Hsu, J. White, and K. S. Goh.  1997.  Residues of Forestry Herbicides in Plants of Importance to California Native Americans.  Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 59:  556-563.
  • Troiano, J., C. Nordmark, T. Barry, and B. Johnson. Profiling areas of Ground Water Contamination by Pesticides in California: Phase II - Evaluation and Modification of a Statistical Model. Environ. Monitor. Assess. 45:301-318. 1997. Abstract.


  • Barry, T.A., R. Segawa, P. Wofford, and C. Ganapathy. 1996. Off-Site Air Monitoring Following Methyl Bromide Chamber and Warehouse Fumigations and Valuation of the Industrial Source Complex-Short Term 3 Air Dispersion Model. p. 178-188. In J.N. Seiber et al. (ed) Fumigants environmental fate, exposure, and analysis. ACS symposium series 652, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
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