Senior Project Advisor
Nanopesticides, Microplastics, Rhizosphere, Toxicology
The goal of this project was to develop a methodology for assessing the behavior and effects of two emerging contaminants in an agricultural environment. A greenhouse experiment was conducted using corn as a model organism with Kocide-3000-O and polyester microfibers as treatments. Additional benchtop experiments were carried out to evaluate the bioavailability and other chemical properties of the microfibers and nanopesticide.
Nordlund, Emma and Montaño, Manuel, "Evaluating Impacts of Nanopesticides and Microplastics in an Agricultural Rhizosphere" (2020). WWU Honors College Senior Projects. 419.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Rhizosphere; Pollutants--Environmental aspects; Microplastics--Environmental testing
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