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Crop duster applying fungicides to a soybean field - credit Dana Kolpin, USGS
Aerial spraying of fungicides on row crops in Iowa. A soybean field is in the foreground, and a cornfield is in the background. The soybean crop is the target of the aerial application. Fungicides are used to combat soybean rust, a fungal disease, and have been detected in streams in areas of application. -- from the Pesticide Contamination in Varied Pesticide-Use Settings Investigation

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