Development of simple models for agrichemical uptake into plant foliage
AbstractPesticide uptake into plants is typically reported as percentage uptake of the amount applied but in studies of the mechanism of cuticular penetration this approach has not been helpful It can be shown that relating percentage uptake to initial dose of bentazone applied to Vicia faba foliage cannot provide pertinent relationships that can be used to explain cuticular uptake mechanisms However applying the principles of Ficks Law and using mass or molar quantities does provide excellent linear relationships between mass uptake and initial dose applied Universal equations can be derived that relate dose uptake to initial dose applied onto plant leaves
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Zabkiewicz, J. and Forster, W. 2003. Development of simple models for agrichemical uptake into plant foliage. New Zealand Plant Protection. 56, (Aug. 2003), 61–65. DOI:https://doi.org/10.30843/nzpp.2003.56.6033.