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- Hunter, W.J.
- Journal of agronomy and crop science 2001 v.187 no.3 pp. 203
- fertilizers; perchlorates; measurement; methodology; groundwater contamination
Perchlorate consumption can cause mental retardation and tumour formation in humans. Recent suggestions that perchlorate may be present as a contaminant in fertilizers and fertilizer components have caused concern in the fertilizer industry. The present study developed methods for improving the HPLC analysis of perchlorate and used these methods to survey 15 US fertilizers for perchlorate. Extrac ...