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Literature database: Degradation

In alphabetical order:

  • Accinelli, C., W. C. Koskinen, and M. J. Sadowsky. "Influence of Cry1ac Toxin on Mineralization and Bioavailability of Glyphosate in Soil." [In eng]. J Agric Food Chem 54, no. 1 (Jan 11 2006): 164-9.
  • Accinelli, C., W. C. Koskinen, J. D. Seebinger, A. Vicari, and M. J. Sadowsky. "Effects of Incorporated Corn Residues on Glyphosate Mineralization and Sorption in Soil." [In English]. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 53, no. 10 (May 18 2005): 4110-17.
  • Accinelli, C., C. Screpanti, A. Vicari, and P. Catizone. "Influence of Insecticidal Toxins from Bacillus Thuringiensis Subsp Kurstaki on the Degradation of Glyphosate and Glufosinate-Ammonium in Soil Samples." [In English]. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 103, no. 3 (Aug 2004): 497-507.
  • Alexa, E., M. Bragea, R. Sumalan, A. Lazureanu, M. Negrea, and S. Iancu. "Dynamic of Glyphosate Mineralization in Different Soil Types." Romanian Agricultural Research 26 (2009 2009): 57-60.
  • Alexa, E., R. Micu, M. Negrea, R. Sumalan, and O. Iordanescu. "Research on the Weed Control Degree and Glyphosate Soil Biodegradation in Apple Plantations (Pioneer Variety)." Analele Universitatii din Oradea, Fascicula Biologie 17, no. 1 (2010 2010): 5-8.
  • Alexa, E., R. Sumalan, and M. Negrea. "Researches Regarding the Microorganisms Influence on Glyphosate Biodegradation." Journal of Agroalimentary Processes and Technologies 14, no. 2 (2008): 498-502.
  • Al-Rajab, A. J., and M. Schiavon. "Degradation of 14c-Glyphosate and Aminomethylphosphonic Acid (Ampa) in Three Agricultural Soils." [In eng]. J Environ Sci (China) 22, no. 9 (2010): 1374-80.
  • Andréa, M.M., S. Papini, T.B. Peres, S. Bazarin, V.L.T. Savoy, and M.B. Matallo. "Glyphosate: Influence on the Soil Bioactivity and Action of Earthworms on Its Soil Dissipation. ." Planta Daninha 22 (2004): 95-100.
  • Andréa, Mara Mercedes de, Terezinha Bonanho Peres, Luiz Carlos Luchini, Sheila Bazarin, Solange Papini, Marcus Barifouse Matallo, and Vera Lucia Tedeschi Savoy. "Influence of Repeated Applications of Glyphosate on Its Persistence and Soil Bioactivity." Pesquisa Agropecuaria Brasileira 38 (2003): 1329-35.
  • Arantes, S.A. do C.M., A. Lavorenti, and V.L. Tornisielo. "Effect of Liming on the Mineralization of (14)C-Glyphosate in Soils." Ciencia e Agrotecnologia 35, no. 2 (Mar-Apr 2011): 234-41.
  • Barrett, K. A., and M. B. McBride. "Oxidative Degradation of Glyphosate and Aminomethylphosphonate by Manganese Oxide." [In English]. Environmental Science & Technology 39, no. 23 (Dec 1 2005): 9223-28.
  • Bazot, S., and T. Lebeau. "Simultaneous Mineralization of Glyphosate and Diuron by a Consortium of Three Bacteria as Free- and/or Immobilized-Cells Formulations." [In eng]. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 77, no. 6 (Jan 2008): 1351-8.
  • Bonfleur, E. J., A. Lavorenti, and V.L. Tornisielo. "Mineralization and Degradation of Glyphosate and Atrazine Applied in Combination in a Brazilian Oxisol." Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 46, no. 1 (2011 2011): 69-75.
  • Castro, J. V., M. C. R. Peralba, and M. A. Z. Ayub. "Biodegradation of the Herbicide Glyphosate by Filamentous Fungi in Platform Shaker and Batch Bioreactor." [In English]. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 42, no. 8 (Nov 2007): 883-86.
  • De Araujo, A.S.F., R.T.R. Monteiro, R.B. Abakerli, and L.S. De Souza. "Biodegradation of Glyphosate in Two Brazilian Soils." Pesticidas: R. Ecotoxicol. E. Meio Ambiente 13 (2003): 157-64.
  • de Roffignac, Laure, Philippe Cattan, Julie Mailloux, David Herzog, and Fabrice Le Bellec. "Efficiency of a Bagasse Substrate in a Biological Bed System for the Degradation of Glyphosate, Malathion and Lambda-Cyhalothrin under Tropical Climate Conditions." Pest Management Science 64, no. 12 (2008): 1303-13.
  • Doublet, J., L. Mamy, and E. Barriuso. "Delayed Degradation in Soil of Foliar Herbicides Glyphosate and Sulcotrione Previously Absorbed by Plants: Consequences on Herbicide Fate and Risk Assessment." [In eng]. Chemosphere 77, no. 4 (Oct 2009): 582-9.
  • Druart, C., M. Millet, R. Scheifler, O. Delhomme, and A. de Vaufleury. "Glyphosate and Glufosinate-Based Herbicides: Fate in Soil, Transfer to, and Effects on Land Snails." Journal of Soils and Sediments 11, no. 8 (Dec 2011): 1373-84.
  • Ermakova, I. T., N. I. Kiseleva, T. Shushkova, M. Zharikov, G. A. Zharikov, and A. A. Leontievsky. "Bioremediation of Glyphosate-Contaminated Soils." [In eng]. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 88, no. 2 (Sep 2010): 585-94.
  • Ermakova, I. T., T. V. Shushkova, and A. A. Leont'evskii. "[Microbial Degradation of Organophosphonates by Soil Bacteria]." [In rus]. Mikrobiologiia 77, no. 5 (Sep-Oct 2008): 689-95.
  • Getenga, Z. M., and F. O. Kengara. "Mineralization of Glyphosate in Compost-Amended Soil under Controlled Conditions." [In English]. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 72, no. 2 (Feb 2004): 266-75.
  • Ghafoor, A., N. J. Jarvis, T. Thierfelder, and J. Stenstrom. "Measurements and Modeling of Pesticide Persistence in Soil at the Catchment Scale." Science of The Total Environment 409, no. 10 (Apr 15 2011): 1900-08.
  • Gimsing, A. L., O. K. Borggaard, O. S. Jacobsen, J. Aamand, and J. Sorensen. "Chemical and Microbiological Soil Characteristics Controlling Glyphosate Mineralisation in Danish Surface Soils." [In English]. Applied Soil Ecology 27, no. 3 (Nov 2004): 233-42.
  • Grey, T. L., W. K. Vencill, T. M. Webster, and A. S. Culpepper. "Herbicide Dissipation from Low Density Polyethylene Mulch." [In English]. Weed Science 57, no. 3 (May-Jun 2009): 351-56.
  • Haney, R. L., S. A. Senseman, and F. M. Hons. "Effect of Roundup Ultra on Microbial Activity and Biomass from Selected Soils." [In English]. Journal of Environmental Quality 31, no. 3 (May-Jun 2002): 730-35.
  • Haney, R. L., S. A. Senseman, L. J. Krutz, and F. M. Hons. "Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Mineralization as Affected by Atrazine and Glyphosate." [In English]. Biology and Fertility of Soils 35, no. 1 (Feb 2002): 35-40.
  • Karpouzas, D. G., and B. K. Singh. "Microbial Degradation of Organophosphorus Xenobiotics: Metabolic Pathways and Molecular Basis." [In English]. Advances in Microbial Physiology, Vol 51 51 (2006): 119-85.
  • Kim, B. J., YoungSik Kim, BoMin Kim, A. G. Hay, M. B. McBride, Y. S. Kim, and B. M. Kim. "Effect of Soil Metal Contamination on Glyphosate Mineralization: Role of Zinc in the Mineralization Rates of Two Copper-Spiked Mineral Soils." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30, no. 3 (2011 2011): 596-601.
  • Klimek, M., B. Lejczak, P. Kafarski, and G. Forlani. "Metabolism of the Phosphonate Herbicide Glyphosate by a Non-Nitrate-Utilizing Strain of Penicillium Chrysogenum." [In English]. Pest Management Science 57, no. 9 (Sep 2001): 815-21.
  • Laitinen, P., K. Siimes, L. Eronen, S. Ramo, L. Welling, S. Oinonen, L. Mattsoff, and M. Ruohonen-Lehto. "Fate of the Herbicides Glyphosate, Glufosinate-Ammonium, Phenmedipham, Ethofumesate and Metamitron in Two Finnish Arable Soils." [In eng]. Pest Manag Sci 62, no. 6 (Jun 2006): 473-91.
  • Lancaster, S. H., E. B. Hollister, S. A. Senseman, and T. J. Gentry. "Effects of Repeated Glyphosate Applications on Soil Microbial Community Composition and the Mineralization of Glyphosate." [In eng]. Pest Manag Sci 66, no. 1 (Jan 2010): 59-64.
  • Mamy, L., E. Barriuso, and B. Gabrielle. "Environmental Fate of Herbicides Trifluralin, Metazachlor, Metamitron and Sulcotrione Compared with That of Glyphosate, a Substitute Broad Spectrum Herbicide for Different Glyphosate-Resistant Crops." [In English]. Pest Management Science 61, no. 9 (Sep 2005): 905-16.
  • Moneke, A. N., G. N. Okpala, and C. U. Anyanwu. "Biodegradation of Glyphosate Herbicide in Vitro Using Bacterial Isolates from Four Rice Fields." African Journal of Biotechnology 9, no. 26 (Jun 28 2010): 4067-74.
  • Newton, M., E. C. Cole, and I. J. Tinsley. "Dissipation of Four Forest-Use Herbicides at High Latitudes." [In eng]. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 15, no. 7 (Oct 2008): 573-83.
  • Nourouzi, M. M., T. G. Chuah, T. S. Y. Choong, and C. J. Lim. "Glyphosate Utilization as the Source of Carbon: Isolation and Identification of New Bacteria." E-Journal of Chemistry 8, no. 4 (2011 2011): 1582-87.
  • Pizzul, L., M. D. Castillo, and J. Stenstrom. "Degradation of Glyphosate and Other Pesticides by Ligninolytic Enzymes." [In English]. Biodegradation 20, no. 6 (Nov 2009): 751-59.
  • Prata, F., A. Lavorenti, J. B. Regitano, H. Vereecken, V. L. Tornisielo, and A. Pelissari. "Glyphosate Behavior in a Rhodic Oxisol under No-Till and Conventional Agricultural Systems." [In English]. Revista Brasileira De Ciencia Do Solo 29, no. 1 (Jan-Feb 2005): 61-69.
  • Rampoldi, E.A., S. Hang, and E. Barriuso. "The Fate of Glyphosate in Crop Residues." Soil Science Society of America Journal 75, no. 2 (Mar-Apr 2011): 553-59.
  • Reimer, M., A. Farenhorst, and J. Gaultier. "Effect of Manure on Glyphosate and Trifluralin Mineralization in Soil." [In English]. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 40, no. 4 (2005): 605-17.
  • Schnurer, Y., P. Persson, M. Nilsson, A. Nordgren, and R. Giesler. "Effects of Surface Sorption on Microbial Degradation of Glyphosate." [In eng]. Environ Sci Technol 40, no. 13 (Jul 1 2006): 4145-50.
  • Schroll, R., H. H. Becher, U. Dorfler, S. Gayler, H. P. Hartmann, and J. Ruoss. "Quantifying the Effect of Soil Moisture on the Aerobic Microbial Mineralization of Selected Pesticides in Different Soils." [In English]. Environmental Science & Technology 40, no. 10 (May 15 2006): 3305-12.
  • Shushkova, T. V., G. K. Vasilieva, I. T. Ermakova, and A. A. Leontievsky. "Sorption and Microbial Degradation of Glyphosate in Soil Suspensions." Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology 45, no. 6 (Nov 2009): 599-603.
  • Simonsen, Louise, Inge S. Fomsgaard, Bo Svensmark, and Niels Henrik Spliid. "Fate and Availability of Glyphosate and Ampa in Agricultural Soil." Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes 43, no. 5 (2008): 365 - 75.
  • Sorensen, S. R., A. Schultz, O. S. Jacobsen, and J. Aamand. "Sorption, Desorption and Mineralisation of the Herbicides Glyphosate and Mcpa in Samples from Two Danish Soil and Subsurface Profiles." [In eng]. Environ Pollut 141, no. 1 (May 2006): 184-94.
  • Stenrod, M., M. P. Charnay, P. Benoit, and O. M. Eklo. "Spatial Variability of Glyphosate Mineralization and Soil Microbial Characteristics in Two Norwegian Sandy Loam Soils as Affected by Surface Topographical Features." [In English]. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 38, no. 5 (May 2006): 962-71.
  • Stenrod, M., O. M. Eklo, M. P. Charnay, and P. Benoit. "Effect of Freezing and Thawing on Microbial Activity and Glyphosate Degradation in Two Norwegian Soils." [In English]. Pest Management Science 61, no. 9 (Sep 2005): 887-98.
  • Sudol, Teresa, and Teresa Krzysko-Pulicka. "Direct Indicators of Determination of Glyphosate Decomposition by Filamentous Fungi." Physicochemical Problems of Mineral Processing : . 39 (2005): 257-61.
  • Sviridov, Alexey, Tatyana Shushkova, Nina Zelenkova, Natalya Vinokurova, Igor Morgunov, Inna Ermakova, and Alexey Leontievsky. "Distribution of Glyphosate and Methylphosphonate Catabolism Systems in Soil Bacteria Ochrobactrum Anthropi and Achromobacter Sp." Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 93, no. 2 (2012): 787-96.
  • Sviridov, A. V., N. F. Zelenkova, N. G. Vinokurova, I. T. Ermakova, and A. A. Leontievsky. "New Approaches to Identification and Activity Estimation of Glyphosate Degradation Enzymes." Biochemistry-Moscow 76, no. 6 (Jun 2011): 720-25.
  • Vinther, F. P., U. C. Brinch, L. Elsgaard, L. Fredslund, B. V. Iversen, S. Torp, and C. S. Jacobsen. "Field-Scale Variation in Microbial Activity and Soil Properties in Relation to Mineralization and Sorption of Pesticides in a Sandy Soil." [In eng]. J Environ Qual 37, no. 5 (Sep-Oct 2008): 1710-8.
  • Wang, Y.H., X. Li, X.M. Zhou, L.Y Bai, and H.L. Cai. "Residue and Field Decline Study of Glyphosate-Ammonium in Ramie Field." [In Chinese]. Nongyaoxue Xuebao 12, no. 2 (Jun 2010): 201-06.
  • Weaver, M. A., L. J. Krutz, R. M. Zablotowicz, and K. N. Reddy. "Effects of Glyphosate on Soil Microbial Communities and Its Mississippi Soil." [In English]. Pest Management Science 63, no. 4 (Apr 2007): 388-93.
  • Yang, Y. J., R. C. Haught, and J. A. Goodrich. "Real-Time Contaminant Detection and Classification in a Drinking Water Pipe Using Conventional Water Quality Sensors: Techniques and Experimental Results." [In English]. Journal of Environmental Management 90, no. 8 (Jun 2009): 2494-506.
  • Yu, Y., H. Zhang, and Q. Zhou. "Using Soil Available P and Activities of Soil Dehydrogenase and Phosphatase as Indicators for Biodegradation of Organophosphorus Pesticide Methamidophos and Glyphosate." Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal 20, no. 6 (2011/08/01 2011): 688-701.
  • Zablotowicz, R. M., C. Accinelli, L. J. Krutz, and K. N. Reddy. "Soil Depth and Tillage Effects on Glyphosate Degradation." [In eng]. J Agric Food Chem 57, no. 11 (Jun 10 2009): 4867-71.
  • Zhao, R.B., H.Y. Bao, and Y.X. Liu. "Isolation and Characterization of Penicillium Oxalicum Zhj6 for Biodegradation of Methamidophos." Agricultural Sciences in China 9, no. 5 (May 20 2010): 695-703.

Last update: 31 July 2012