Pesticide behaviour in soils, water and air

Ron Cooke Hub, University of York, UK

12.00 Wednesday 31st August to 14.00 Friday 2nd September 2022

Conference Presentations

Full programme


Session 1: Laboratory-scale investigations of fate in soil, water and air

Oral Sessions

Size matters: the effect of scale in chemical biodegradation studies
Andris Grigorjevs, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

Biodegradation of metaldehyde: from elucidation of bacterial degrading genes to pilot scale removal from drinking water
Victor Castro-Gutiérrez, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Mechanistic explanation of biphasic dissipation kinetics by FOCUS TOXSWA
Alexander Dorn, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Understanding the effects of formulations on the e-fate of pesticides
Reza Zolfaghari, Bayer AG, Germany

Potential removal of pesticide active ingredients by common water treatment processes
Philippe Matter, Arcadis Schweiz AG, Switzerland

Poster Sessions

Effects of the metazachlor and flufenacet on phytoplankton communities – a microcosm approach
Uta Ulrich, Kiel University, Germany

Considering pH-dependent degradation and adsorption in soil for groundwater leaching assessment – a guidance under development
Janina Wöltjen, Umweltbundesamt, Germany

Environmental fate of metaldehyde: Modelled vs measured
Carmel Ramwell, Fera Science Ltd, United Kingdom

Development of a Harmonized Study Design for the Measurement of a Foliar Wash-off Coefficient : Influence of Crop Type
Laurence Hand, Syngenta, United Kingdom

Movement of insecticide (chlorantraniliprole, imidacloprid, pirimicarb and thiametoxam) residues and their main reaction intermediates in soil
Carmen María Martínez, IMIDA, Spain

Degradation and sorption of the herbicide pelargonic acid in agricultural topsoils and in subsoils below railway tracks
Thomas Poiger, Agroscope, Switzerland

Sorption of three pesticides to the seaweeds Ulva lactuca and Sargassum muticum
Wim Beltman, Wageningen Environmental Research, Netherlands

Seed dressing with triazole fungicides – an additional source for 1,2,4-triazole?
Anders Johnsen, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Denmark

Remediation of soils polluted with triazole residues by ozonation technology at laboratory and field scale
Carmen María Martínez, IMIDA, Spain

Lessons learned: A regulators experience of applying the OECD 106 evaluators checklist
Andy Massey, Health and Safety Executive, UK


Session 2: Field-scale investigations of fate in soil, water and air

Oral Sessions

Transport of water and pesticides through sloping vegetated filter strips on macroporous soil
Roger Holten, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway

Aging reduces bioaccessibility and explains persistence of triazol-fungicides accumulated in agricultural topsoil
Anders Johnsen, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland(GEUS), Denmark

Long-range atmospheric transport of pesticides over Europe – a snapshot
Ludovic Mayer, RECETOX, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

High-frequency Monitoring of pesticide dynamics to reveal the unexpected?
Daniele la Cecilia, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Eawag, Switzerland

Pesticide Reduction using Friendly and Environmentally Controlled Technologies
Héctor Calvete-Sogo, CEAM Foundation, Spain

Poster Sessions

Biocide or pesticide as source of groundwater contaminants? – an example of two very different sources leading to a widespread contamination of the fungicidal degradation product N,N-dimethylsulfamide
Anders Risbjerg Johnsen, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Denmark

Monitoring groundwater in Italy – site selection strategy and validation of vulnerability using GeoPEARL and GIS overlay methods
Cecilia Mucha Hirata, FMC Corporation, USA

Triazole fungicide transformation products – are we missing something? A combined target and non-target field scale leaching study
Nora Badawi, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Denmark

Effect of mycorrhizal fungus on thiamethoxam, azoxystrobin and fludioxonil behavior on maize rhizosphere under field conditions
Zisis Vryzas, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

Occurrences and sources of Glyphosate, glufosinate ammonium, and AMPA in groundwater of hilly vineyards
Nicoleta Suciu, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Session 3: Landscape studies into pesticide fate and exposure

Oral Sessions

Plant protection products and their transformation products in kettle holes – temporal dynamics and influence of different input pathways
Lukas Paul Loose, Institute for Natural Resource Conservation, CAU Kiel, Germany

Temporally highly resolved in-situ monitoring of pesticide dynamics in a karst spring in the Swiss Jura reveals threshold exceedances
Johannes Schorr, Eawag, Switzerland

The overlooked pathway: Hydraulic shortcuts and their influence on pesticide transport in agricultural areas
Urs Schönenberger, Eawag, Switzerland

Aquatic risks at landscape scale – example using a case study of pyrethroid use in pome orchards in Belgium
Wim Beltman, Wageningen Environmental Research, Netherlands

A Tiered landscape level approach to derive generic dilution factors for PPPs at drinking water abstraction locations
Shanghua Li, BASF SE, Germany

Spatial distribution of pesticide concentrations in Germany calculated with Geopelmo_DE
Michael Klein, Fraunhofer IME, Germany

Poster Sessions

Evaluation of monitoring data to assess the groundwater vulnerability to pesticides
Anne-Karin Cooke, Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe, Germany

A pragmatic approach to derive greenhouse scenarios for emissions to groundwater and surface water for soil-bound cultivation in Southern Europe
Klaus Hammel, Bayer AG, Crop Science Division, Germany

High resolution exposure modelling at landscape-level – on the development of a mechanistic drift module for SWAT+
Sebastian Gebler, BASF SE, Germany

Determination of transfer factors for solute concentrations from agricultural fields to drinking water abstraction points
Robin Sur, Bayer AG, Germany

Collation and Analysis of Regulatory Field Trial Data for the Validation and Refinement of Crop Development Dates used in Pesticide Exposure Modelling and Risk Assessment
Greg Hughes, CEA, United Kingdom

Factors affecting spring pesticide spray operations in Central Sweden: Towards refining the FOCUSsw D1 scenario pesticide application timing
Greg Hughes, CEA, United Kingdom

Evaluating aquatic pesticide pollution in the Western Cape, South Africa
Reynold Chow, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Session 4: Innovative approaches in mathematical modelling

Oral Sessions

Synoptic determination of the plant uptake factor (TSCF) of trifluoracetic acid from soil container and field rotational crop studies by inverse modelling
Klaus Hammel, Bayer AG, Germany

Field test of the TOXSWA pesticide fate model: comparison of simulated and observed chlorpyrifos in water, sediment and macrophytes in four stagnant ditches
Paulien Adriaanse, Wageningen Environmental Research, Netherlands

Evidence for aged sorption to be used in combination with field degradation studies in regulatory assessments
Bernhard Jene, BASF SE, Germany

A comprehensive model for simulating aerial pesticide spray drift at the field scale, and its application in vineyards
Meriem Djouhri, LISAH, University of Montpellier, France

Probabilistic exposure assessment for edge-of-field watercourses next to fruit orchards and avenue tree nurseries in The Netherlands
Henk Jan Holterman, Wageningen Environmental Research, Netherlands

The Casanova Drift Model: An Arable Crop Boom Spray Drift Model
Andrew Chappell, Bayer AG, USA

Poster Sessions

Two-dimensional model for the fate of pesticides applied to potatoes: theory and application
Colin Brown, University of York, United Kingdom

Development of new objective functions to improve visual acceptability of first order kinetic optimisations to soil residue data
Edna Roedig, Syngenta, United Kingdom

Evaluating groundwater – surface water interactions using data-driven and integrated modeling approaches
Reza Zolfaghari, Bayer AG, Germany

Improved GEM scenarios for aquatic risk assessment for plant protection products applied to soil-bound crops grown in greenhouses
Erik van den Borg, Wageningen Environmental Research, Netherlands

Biotransformation Pathway Data and Prediction – Current Challenges in Industrial Applications
Sebastian Schmidt, Bayer AG, Germany

SorpKinAnalysis – Implementation of a two-site aged sorption model in accordance with EFSA PPR Panel (2018)
Judith Klein, Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Germany

Determination of the plant uptake factor (TSCF) of trifluoracetic acid from field rotational crop studies by inverse modelling
Gerald Reinken, Bayer AF, Germany

A DFOP-based PRZM model to predict non-first order degradation and subsurface transport in soil and groundwater
Mark Cheplick, Waterborne Environmental, Inc. USA

Development of a surface- and groundwater modelling risk assessment tool for predicting exposure from pesticides used in major crops in Norway
Roger Holten, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway

efam: automated modeling software for environmental risk assessment
Frank Voss, Knoell Germany, Germany

Prototype of amphibian breeding pond scenario to predict pesticide exposure
Wim Beltman, Wageningen Environmental Research, Netherlands

A new approach to simplify degradation kinetics
Janina Wöltjen, Umweltbundesamt, Germany

Consideration of pH dependent adsorption and degradation in FOCUS Tier2a leaching assessments
Gerald Reinken, Bayer AG, Germany

The WUR Drift Calculator for estimating downwind deposits of spray drift
Henk Jan Holterman, Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands

FOCUS SW REPAIR – Stage 2 testing – first outcomes
Denis Weber, Exponent International Ltd., Switzerland

Initiative to Develop a Harmonised Framework for Spatially Distributed Leaching Modelling of Pesticides Status Update 2022
Gerco Hoogeweg, Waterborne Environmental Inc, USA

Holistic approach for a sustainable plant protection transition
Nicoleta Suciu, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

To what extent can European pesticide risk assessments be employed in Latin America?
Carmel Ramwell, Fera Science Ltd, United Kingdom

New tools for predicting environmental concentrations in soil regulatory context an impact assessment
Sebastian Multsch, BASF SE, Germany

New tools for predicting environmental concentrations in soil regulatory context potential implications for the soil organism risk assessment of Plant Protection Product
Agnes Schimera, ADAMA Deutschland GmbH, Germany


Session 5 – Mitigation and management for sustainable use of pesticides

Oral Sessions

Use of wood chips in a reactive ditch for mitigation of pesticides into receiving waters -experiences & challenges
Uta Ulrich, Kiel University, Germany

New and updated features for vegetation buffers pesticide mitigation with VFSMOD in the revised EU higher-tier SWAN tool
Rafael Muñoz-Carpena, University of Florida, USA

Parameterization of PRZM for the Mitigation of Run-off and Erosion by In-field Measures
Stephan Sittig, Knoell Germany, Germany

Use of Catchment Studies to Calibrate and Develop a Risk Map for Grower Use and Improved Stewardship for Bentazone
Richard Andrews, Ramboll UK, United Kingdom

Poster Sessions

Groundwater Catchment Study Findings to Contextualise the Sources of Detected Concentrations of Bentazone in Drinking Water Wells
Richard Andrews, Ramboll UK, United Kingdom

Development of an Open-Access Stewardship Risk Map to Assist Growers in Management of Bentazone
Richard Andrews, Ramboll UK, United Kingdom

Impact of a new sediment parameterization method in VFSMOD on PECsw/sed in FOCUS step4
Stephan Reichenberger, Knoell France SAS, France

Evaluation of the effectiveness of mitigation measures to reduce pesticide inputs into surface water bodies via surface runoff and erosion
Stephan Reichenberger Knoell France SAS France

Field-specific modelling and assessment of runoff mitigation in the Netherlands
Wim Beltman, Wageningen Environmental Research, Netherlands

Does redistribution of pesticide residues during soil cultivation affect subsequent transport to drains?
Lily Summerton, University of York, United Kingdom

Developing a data table tool for farmers to assess the leaching potential of pesticides under different soil and climate conditions in Norway
Roger Holten, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, NIBIO, Norway

Effect of tillage system on pesticide leaching to drains
Martha Villamizar, University of York, United Kingdom

Investigation of innovative irrigation options for the reduction of water consumptions and environmental impacts
Diego Voccia, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Environmental Risk Assessment and identification of mitigation measures in MiMERA tool
Andrea Di Guardo, Università di Milano Bicocca, Italy


Session 6 – Advances in design and interpretation of pesticide monitoring

Oral Sessions

Monitoring atmospheric contamination by pesticides: a single multiresidue analytical method on air and rainwater pesticide concentrations
Celine Decuq, INRAE ECOSYS, France

Estimation of Annual Maximum Herbicide Concentrations from Sparse Monitoring Data with the Statistical Model SEAWAVE-QEX in a High Agricultural Intensity Catchment in Western Europe
Hendrik Rathjens, Stone Environmental, USA

Approaches for cumulative risk assessment of pesticide monitoring data
Marianne Stenrød, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), Norway

The impact of pesticides on groundwater status in Denmark
Lærke Thorling, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Denmark

Post registration groundwater monitoring studies – experiences and developments in Germany
Wolfram König, German Environment Agency (UBA), Germany

Poster Sessions

Contextualisation of Publicly Available Groundwater Monitoring Data for Chlorantraniliprole in the European Union
Stuart Leslie, FMC Agricultural Solutions, United Kingdom

The Challenges and Benefits of Large-Scale Multi-Country Monitoring StudiesLarge-Scale Multi-Country Monitoring Studies
Joseph White, Arcadis, United Kingdom

Environmental fate of glyphosate used on Swedish railways – results from environmental monitoring conducted between 2007–2010 and 2015–2019
Harald Cederlund, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Collation and analysis of public environmental monitoring datasets for regulatory submissionsimon
Simon Mayer, Bayer AG Crop Science Division, Germany

List of items to characterise publicly available monitoring data
Wolfram König, German Environment Agency (UBA), Germany

Using LC-Q-Orbitrap for the screening of 850 pesticides in soil, water and food of plant origin
Marit Almvik, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), Norway

Analysis of flow and transport dynamics in field systems using the numerical model MACRO subject to different calibration methodologies
Sachin Karan, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Denmark

Public Monitoring Data Gathering and Compilation Across the EU: A Summary of Challengestion across the European Union_A Summary of Challenges
Virginia Houck, Arcadis, US, USA

Conduct of an Intensive Surface Water Monitoring Study to Capture Potential Acaricide Run-off from Treated Citrus Groves and Vegetable and Cotton Crops in Spain
Paul Hamer, Arcadis (UK) Ltd. United Kingdom

Building the foundation to improve risk assessments of pesticide use in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Karin Mueller, Plant & Food Research, New Zealand