Table #: Study design for the adsorption phase.

Parameters

Soil 1

Soil 2

Soil n

Condition of soil (air dried/fresh)

Have these soils been used for other laboratory studies ? (specify which)

Soil (g/replicate)

Equilibrium solution used (name and concentration; eg: 0.01N CaCl2 )

Control used (with salt solution only) (Yes/No)

Test material concentrations

Nominal application rates
(mg a.i./kg soil)

Analytically measured concentrations ( mg a.i./kg soil)

Identity and concentration of co-solvent, if any

Soil:solution ratio

Initial pH of the equilibration solution, if provided

No. of replications

Controls

Treatments

Equilibration

Time

Temperature (EC)

Darkness (Yes/No)

Shaking method

Shaking time

Method of separation of supernatant (eg., centrifugation)

Centrifugation

Speed (rpm or g)

Duration (min)

Method of separation of soil and solution