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Orchard arsenic and changing land use in the Great Valley, Virginia and West Virginia

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Buckingham, D.A., and Brooks, W.E., 2001, Arsenic Statistics, in Kelly, T., Buckingham, D.A., DiFrancesco, C., Porter, K., Goonan, T., Sznopek, J., Berry, C., and Crane, M., Historical Statistics for Mineral and Material Commodities in the United States: USGS Open File Report 01-006, Version 7.9, online only.

D'Angelo, D., Norton, S.A., Loiselle, M.C., 1996, Historical Uses and Fate of Arsenic in Maine. Water Research Institute Completion Report 1986, University of Maine, Orono, Maine.

Day, E., Pfeiffer, D., and Lewis, E., 2004, Periodical Cicada: Virginia Tech Publication number 444-276, posted May 2002, http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/entomology/444-276/444-276.html.

Duble, R.L., Thomas, J.C., Brown,, K.W., 1978, Arsenic pollution from underdrainage and runoff from golf greens. Agronomy Journal, 70(1), p. 71-74.

Jones, J.S., Hatch. M.B., 1937, The significance of inorganic spray residue accumulations in orchard soils: Soil Science, 44, pl 37-61.

McManus, J.A., 1976, Some water supply contaminants from watershed developments: Journal of New England Water Works Assoc., 90 (4), p. 341-353.

Peryea, F.J., 1998, Historical use of lead arsenate insecticides, resulting soil contamination and implications for soil remediation, in Proceedings of 16th World Congress of Soil Science: Montpelier, France, Sceince Reg. No. 274, Symposium 25.

Richardson, C.W., Price, J.D., Burnett, E., 1978, Arsenic concentrations in surface runoff from small watersheds in Texas: Journal of Environmental Quality, 7 (2), 189-192.

Robinson, G.R., Jr., and Ayuso, R.A., 2004, Use of spatial statistics and isotopic tracers to measure the influence of arsenical pesticide use on stream sediment chemistry in New England, USA: in Applied Geochemistry, v. 19, no. 7, pp. 1097-1110.

Robinson, G.R., Jr., Larkins, Peter, Boughton, Carol J., Reed, Bradley W., and Sibrell, Philip L., 2007, Assessment of contamination from arsenical pesticide use on orchards in the Great Valley region, Virginia and West Virginia, USA: Journal of Environmental Quality, vol. 36 (May-June 2007 issue), p. 654-663.

Shepard, H.H., 1939, The chemistry and toxicology of insecticides: Burgess, Minneapolis, MN.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2004, Risk-Based Concentration Table, April 14, 2004: online at http://www.epa.gov/reg3hwmd/risk/human/index.htm.

Veneman, P.L.M., Jr., Murray, J.R., Baker, J.H., 1983, Spatial distribution of pesticide residues in a former apple orchard: Journal of Environmental Quality, 12, p. 101-104.

Wauchope, R.D., 1975, Fixation of arsenical h ervicides, phosphates, and arsenate in alluvial soils: Journal of Environmental Quality , 4, p. 355-358.

Woolson, E.A., 1977, Fate of arsenicals in different environmental substrates: in Environmental Health Periodical, v 19, p. 73-81.

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