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Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP)
Part of the Pesticide Management Education Program

The rate of water movement is measured by soil permeability. Soils with low permeability readily form ponds as shown in the photograph. This may lead to runoff. On the other hand, permeable soils lose water quickly, so frequent irrigation may be necessary. This percolating water may cause pesticide leaching.

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Protecting Groundwater: A Guide for the Pesticide User

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