• Nicola Rampazzo Institute of Soil Research, Department of Forest and Soil Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Gorana Rampazzo Todorovic Institute of Soil Research, Department of Forest and Soil Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Axel Mentler Institute of Soil Research, Department of Forest and Soil Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna



adsorption, glyphosate, AMPA, soils


Immediately after application glyphosate is mostly adsorbed in the upper 2 cm of soils, and is then transported and adsorbed after few days in deeper soil horizons with concomitant increasing content of its metabolite aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA). This work confirmed previous studies, where Fe-oxides seem to play a major role in the adsorption of glyphosate and AMPA in soils:  the Chernozem featured lower contents of Fed and Feo, with consequently lower adsorption of glyphosate and AMPAas compared with the higher weathered Cambisol and Stagnosol.


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How to Cite

Rampazzo, N., Rampazzo Todorovic, G., & Mentler, A. (2013). ADSORPTION OF GLYPHOSATE AND AMPAIN AGRICULTURAL SOILS. EQA - International Journal of Environmental Quality, 10(10), 1–10.