compute_pesticide_load_indicator_single: Compute Pesticide Load Indicator for a single application...

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/compute_load_indicator.R

Description

Compute Pesticide Load Indicator for a single application using the Pesticide Properties database

Usage

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compute_pesticide_load_indicator_single(
  folder,
  product,
  year,
  formula,
  substances,
  cas_numbers,
  concentrations,
  ...
)

Arguments

folder

Folder with exported xlsx files from PPDB containing information on active ingredient properties.

product

Product name of the applied pesticide.

year

Application year.

formula

Load formulation factor for applied product.

substances

List or vector of active ingredient names of the applied pesticide.

cas_numbers

List or vector of CAS numbers of the respective active ingredients.

concentrations

List or vector of product concentrations of the respective active ingredients.

...

overrides for default Load factors.

Value

Dataframe with pesticide indicators for a single pesticide application indicated by the user. Computes Pesticide Load Indicator (L) and its subindicators: The Human Health Load (HL), Ecotoxicity Load (TL) and Fate Load (FL).

Examples

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## Not run: 
# Indicate the folder containing the "General","Fate", "Human" and "Ecotox" tables of the PPPDB.
# Excel files (under the exact same name, e.g. Human.xlsx) are required.
# Attention, a licensed access to the PPPDB (Lewis et al., 2016) is required.
# Note that the "Fate" table should include a column indicating the "SCI.GROW" values
folder <- "path"

# Compute the Pesticide Load indicator and its subindicators for a single product.
# Allows to optionally alter the predefined Load.Values.
compute_pesticide_load_indicator_single(
  folder=folder,
  product="Agora",
  year=2009,
  formula=1.5,
  substances=c("Cyproconazol", "Trifloxystrobin"),
  cas_numbers=c("94361-06-5", "141517-21-7"),
  concentrations = c(0.08,0.1875)
)

## End(Not run)

PesticideLoadIndicator documentation built on March 18, 2021, 5:07 p.m.