Glyphosate Facts

Transparency on safety aspects and use of glyphosate-containing herbicides in Europe


References (chapter: 'does glyphosate impair water quality?')

1.    Borggaard O.K., Gimsing A.L., (2008) Fate of glyphosate in soil and the possibility of leaching to ground and surface waters: a review.  Pest Manag Sci 64:441-458

2.    Ctgb (2002): in the pesticide database (select all pesticides) under Roundup Dry registration number 11229N – prolongation of authorisation of 15/03/2002

3.    EGEIS toolbox

4.    Farenhorst, A., S.K. Papiernik, I. Saiyed, P. Messing, K.D. Stephens, J.A. Schumacher, D.A. Lobb, S. Li, M.J. Lindstrom and T.E. Schumacher. 2008. Herbicide sorption coefficients in relation to soil properties and terrain attributes on a cultivated prairie. J Environ Qual 37: 1201-1208

5.    Fomsgaard, I.S.; Spliid, N.H.; Felding, G. (2003) Leaching of pesticides through normal tillage and low tillage soil – A lysimeter study – II. Glyphosate.  J. Env. Sci Health B B38(1):19-35

6.    Gjettermann, B., C.T. Petersen, C.B. Koch, N.H. Spliid, C. Grøn, D.L. Baun and M. Styczen. 2009. Particle-facilitated Pesticide Leaching from Differently Structured Soil Monoliths. J. Environ. Qual. 38: 2382-2393.

7.    Grundmann, S., Dörfler, U., Ruth, B., Loos, C., Wagner, T., Karl, H., Munch, J.C., Schroll, R. (2008) Mineralization and transfer processes of 14C-labeled pesticides in outdoor lysimeters. Water Air Soil Pollut: Focus 8:177-185

8.    Horth, H., Blackmore, K. 2009. Survey of Glyphosate and AMPA in groundwaters and surface waters in Europe, WRc UC8073.01

9.    Horth, H. 2012. Survey of Glyphosate and AMPA in groundwaters and surface waters in Europe – Update 2012 

10.    Jadas-Hecart A., Morin, G., Communal P-Y., (2010) Aminophosphonates des lessives : une potentielle source d’AMPA ? Unpublished Report; article in preparation

11.    Jönsson J. (2010) Removal of glyphosate and AMPA by water treatment, Unpublished Report UC8154v2; article in preparation

12.    Jönsson J (2012) Review of sustainable water treatment, Unpublished Report UC8408V2; article in preparation

13.    Klier, C., S. Grundmann, S. Gayler and E. Priesack. 2008. Modelling the Environmental Fate of the Herbicide Glyphosate in Soil Lysimeters. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: Focus 8: 187-207

14.    Laitinen, P., S. Rämö, U. Nikunen, L. Jauhiainen, K. Siimes and E. Turtola. 2009. Glyphosate and phosphorus leaching and residues in boreal sandy soil. Plant and Soil 323: 267-283.

15.    Stadlbauer, H., J. Fank and G. Lorbeer. 2005. Lysimeteruntersuchungen zur Verlagerung von Glyphosate im Lichte der Anwendung von Pflanzenschutzmitteln zur Beseitigung von winterharten Grundecken. [Lysimeter investigations on the removal of glyphosate in light of the application of pesticides for the removal of winter green cover.]. Pages 131-136 in 11. Lysimetertagung, Lysimetrie im Netzwerk der Dynamik von Ökosystemen Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Austria

16.    WFD-UKTAG (2012) Proposed EQS for Water Framework Directive Annex VII substances : glyphosate

Last update: 17 April 2015