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- Kohler, A.; Abbaspour, K.C.; Fritsch, M.; Schulin, R.
- Vadose zone journal 2003 v.2 no.1
- Mollisols, etc ; bromides; preferential flow; soil water movement; subsurface drainage; tile drainage; drainage water; soil transport processes; soil pollution; groundwater contamination; pollutants; solutes; leaching; agricultural soils; Switzerland; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Leaching of fertilizer and pesticide compounds from agricultural lands into ground and surface waters is a major environmental problem. To study this phenomenon, a bromide tracer experiment was performed on a 1.6-ha area of a tile-drained arable field to determine the contribution of preferential flow to solute leaching, and to investigate the factors triggering the onset of such events. During th ...