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We quantified the effects of tillage practice and repeated compost (municipal solid waste compost, MSW, and co-compost of sewage sludge and green wastes, SGW, compared with a control plot without compost addition, CONT) application on bromide and isoproturon transport into the tilled horizon of a loamy Albeluvisol. To do this we conducted field measurements of near-saturated hydraulic conductivity (K), bromide and isoproturon leaching in column experiments and batch isoproturon sorption measurements. While the K measurements showed that tillage practice had the major effect compared with the different organic amendments, with greater conductivities measured after ploughing and smaller Kvalues measured after sowing, the column leaching experiments showed no statistically significant effect of either the tillage practice or the compost amendments. The batch sorption coefficient, Kd, of isoproturon increased in the order CONT < MSW < SGW, while the leaching of isoproturon for the MSW and SGW was either equal, retarded or quicker compared with CONT. Rate-limited sorption of isoproturon in the CONT and SGW treatments columns was found, and the overall dissipation of isoproturon increased in the order CONT < SGW < MSW. It was suggested that irreversible sorption as well as degradation occured during isoproturon leaching.