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Publications & Proceedings



Woodrow, J.E.; LePage, J.T.; Miller, G.C.; Hebert, V.R. Determination of methyl isocyanate in outdoor residential air near metam-sodium soil fumigations. J. Agric. Food Chem. Submitted April 9, 2014, In-review.

Lu, Z.; Hebert, V.R.; Miller, G. Gas-phase reaction of methyl isothiocyanate and methyl isocyanate with hydroxyl radicals under static relative rate conditions. J. Agric. Food Chem., 2014, 62(8):1792-1795. DOI 10.1021/jf404526t Epub Jan 31, 2014.

Laetz, C.A.; Baldwina, D.H.; Hebert, V.R.; Stark, J.D.; Scholz, N.L. Elevated temperatures increase the toxicity of pesticide mixtures tojuvenile coho salmon. Aquatic Toxicology 2014, 146:38-44.

Peck, G.W.; Ferguson, H.J.; LePage, J.T.; Hebert, V.R.; O’Neil, S.; Walsh, D. Evaluation of Sunlight-Exposed Pyrethroid-Treated Netting for Control of Face Fly and House Fly (Diptera: Muscidae). Pest Manag. Sci. 2014, 70:123-129. DOI 10.1002/ps.3537 Epub Mar 19, 2013.


Laetz, C.; Baldwin, D. H.; Hebert, V.; Stark, J.D.; Scholz, N. L.  Interactive Neurobehavioral Toxicity of Diazinon, Malathion, and Ethoprop to Juvenile Coho Salmon. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2013, 47(6):2925–2931. 

Littke, M.H; LePage, J.; Sullivan, D.; Hebert, V.R. Comparison of field methyl isothiocyanate flux following Pacific Northwest surface-applied and ground-incorporated fumigation practices. Pest Manage. Sci. 2013, 69(5):620-626. DOI 10.1002/ps.3414 Epub Oct 16, 2012.


Trott, D.; LePage, J.; Hebert, V.R. Assessing Natural Isothiocyanate Air Emissions after Field Incorporation of Mustard Cover Crop. Bull Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 2012, 88:482-485.

Knight, A.L.; Stelinski, L.L.; Hebert, V.; Gut, L.; Light, D.; Brunner, J. Evaluation of novel semiochemical dispensers simultaneously releasing pear ester and sex pheromone for mating disruption of codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). J. Appl. Entomol. 2012, 136:79-86.

James, D.; Hebert, V.; LePage, J. The prosternal gland in Pacific Northwest butterfly larvae with preliminary chemical analyses of emissions.  J. Lepidop. Soc. 2012, 66(3):137-142.


Chen, X.D.; Culbert, E.; Hebert, V.; Stark, J.D. Mixture effects of the nonylphenyl polyethoxylate, R-11 and the insecticide, imidacloprid on population growth rate and other parameters of the crustacean, Ceriodaphnia dubia. Ecotoxico. and Environ. Safety, 2010, 73(2):132-137.


Laetz, C.; Baldwin, D.H.; Collier, T.; Hebert, V.; Stark,  J.; Scholz, N.J. The synergistic toxicity of pesticide mixtures: implications for risk assessment and the conservation of endangered Pacific salmon. Environ. Health Perspecs. 2009, 117(3):348-353

Littke, M.H.; LePage, J.; Hebert, V. Reducing near-field agricultural fumigant emissions through changes in regional application practices. Poster No 88, 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington D.C., August 2009.


Merriman J., Hebert V.R. Methyl Isothiocyanate Residential Community Air Assessment; South Franklin County,Washington. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 2007, 78(1):17-21.

Hebert, V.R.; LePage, J. 2006 methyl isothiocyanate near-field air assessments: Implications for air quality in south Franklin County, Washington. Presentation: 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2007.


Hebert, V.R.; Culbert, E.; Bruner, J.F.; Jones, V.; Doerr, M.. Evaluating the Pheromone Release Rate Characteristics of Commercial Mating Disruption Devices. In: Crop Protection Products for Organic Agriculture. Environmental, Health, and Efficacy Assessment. ACS Symposium Series 947, chapter 10, 2006. p. 144-157, ISBN 9780841238817.

Weppner, S.; Elgethun, K.; Lu, C.; Hebert, V.R.; Yost, M.; Fenske, R. The Washington aerial spray drift study: Children's exposure to methamidophos in an agricultural community following fixed-wing aircraft application. J. Expo. Sci. Environ. Epidemiol. 2006, 16(5):387-396.

Hebert, V.; Merriman, J.; LePage, J. 2005 MITC residential air assessment in Franklin County, Washington. Presentation: 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 2006.


Hebert V.R. Understanding the tropospheric transport and fate of semivolatile pest management chemicals. In: Environmental Fate and Safety Management of Agrochemicals, ACS Symposium Book Series 899, Clark, J.M., Ed., 2005, p. 70-82.

Tomaszewska, E.; Hebert V.R.; Brunner, J.; Jones, V.P.; Doerr, M.; Hilton, R. (2005) Evaluation of pheromone release from commercial mating disruption dispensers. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2005, 53:2399-2405.

LePage, J.; Hebert, V.R.; Tomaszewska, E.; McCauley, L.; Rothlein, J. Determination of acephate in human urine. J. AOAC Internat. 2005, 88: 1788-1792.

Tsai, M.Y.; Elgethun, K.; Ramaprasad, J.; Yost, M.G.; Felsot, A.S.; Hebert V.R.; Fenske, R. The Washington aerial spray drift study: Modeling pesticide spray drift deposition from an aerial application. Atmos Environ. 2005, 39: 6194-6203.


Hebert, V.R.; Miller, G.C. Understanding the tropospheric fate of agricultural pesticides. In: Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, Ware, G., Ed.; 2004, 181:1-36.

Ramaprasad, J.; Tsai, M.Y.; Elgethun, K.; Hebert, V.R.; Felsot, A.F.; Yost, M.G.; Fenske, R.A. The Washington aerial spray-drift study: Assessment of off-target organophosphorus insecticide atmospheric movement by plant surface volatilization. Atmos. Environ. 2004, 38:5703-5713.

Holshue, K..; LePage, J.; Sanford, C.; Hebert, V.R. Wine grape injury from the regional movement of 2,4-D: 2003 Pacific Northwest monitoring program. Poster no. 53, 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 2004.


Felsot A.; Evans R.G.; Ruppert J. Field Studies of Imidacloprid Distribution Following Application to Soil through a Drip Irrigation System. In Terrestrial Field Dissipation Studies: Purpose, Design, and Interpretation; Arthur, E.; Barefoot, A.; Clay V. Eds.; American Chemical Society Symposium Series, Washington, DC, 2003, Chapter 13, ISBN 0-8412-3769-7.

Woodrow J.; Hebert V.R.; LeNoir J. Monitoring of Agrochemical Residues In Air. In: Handbook of Residue Analytical Methods for Agrochemicals; Lee, P., Ed.; two volume series, John Wiley & Sons, 2003, 2:908-935.

Tomaszewska E.; and Hebert V.R. Method for the determination of O,S-dimethyl thiophosphorate in urine, a specific biomarker for methamidophos. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2003, 51:6103-6109.

Hebert V.R.; Middleton, J.R.; Tomaszewska, E.; Fox, L.K. Methodology for quantifying residues of chlorhexidine in raw dairy milk. J. Agric. Food. Chem. 2003, 51(3):567-570.

Middleton J.R.; Hebert V.R.; Fox L.K., Tomaszewska, E.; Lakritz, J. DVM. Elimination kinetics of chlorhexidine in milk following intramammary infusion to stop lactation in mastitic mammary gland quarters of cows. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 2003, 222(12):1746-1749.

LePage, J.; Felsot, A.; Hebert, V.R. Impact of airborne herbicide residues on wine grape production. Poster no. 38, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2003.

Tomaszewska E.; Brunner J.; Hebert V.R. Release rate behavior of field applied pheromone dispensers in Codling Moth control. Poster no. 39, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2003.

Hebert V.; Tomaszewska E.; Brunner J.; Jones V.; 2003: Evaluating the efficacy of field managed pheromone control approaches. Presentation at 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2003.

Hebert V.R.; Tomaszewska,  E.; Brunner, J.F.; Jones, V.P.; Doerr,  M. Evaluating the Efficacy of Field Managed Pheromone Control Approaches.  Proceeding of the 225th American Society Meeting on Certified Organic and Biologically Derived Pesticides. Felsot, A.F., Ed., 2003.


Carpenter J.; Felsot A.; Goode T.; Hammig M.; Onstad D.; Sankula S. Comparative environmental impacts of biotechnology-derived and traditional soybean, corn, and cotton crops. Council for Agricultural Science and Technology: Ames, IA, 2002, 189 p. ISBN 1887383212

Felsot A.S. WEB resources for pesticide toxicology, environmental chemistry, and policy: a utilitarian perspective. Toxicology 2002, 173:153-166.

Felsot A.S.; Ruppert J.R. Imidacloprid residues in Willapa Bay (Washington State) water and sediment following application for control of burrowing shrimp. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2002, 50:4417-4423.

Felsot, A. S.; Hebert, V.R.; MacDonald, Q.; Ruppert, J.R.; LePage, J. Effects of spray application number on azinphos-methyl residues in composite and single serving apples. Poster no. 39, 223rd ACS National Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2002.


Hebert, V.R.; Hoonhout, C.; Miller, G.C. Assessing the reactivity of pesticides in air. Keynote presentation. 221st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 2001.


Hebert, V.R.; Hoonhout C.; Miller G.C. Use of stable tracer studies to evaluate gas-phase pesticide photolysis at elevated temperatures.  J.  Agric. Food. Chem. 2000, 48:1916-1921.

Hebert, V.R.; Hoonhout C.; Miller G.C. Reactivity of certain gas-phase organophosphorus insecticides toward hydroxyl radicals at elevated air temperatures.  J. Agric. Food. Chem. 2000, 48:1922-1928.

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For more information about these reports and publications, please contact FEQL faculty Vince Hebert or Allan Felsot

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