Analysis of residues of phosphonate in plant material

  title={Analysis of residues of phosphonate in plant material},
  author={P. A. Hargreaves and L. J. Ruddle},
  journal={Australasian Plant Pathology},
A rapid quantitative method for the determination of phosphonate is presented. Phosphonate in the sample extract is reacted with diazomethane and then determined using gas chromatography. Low detection limits and good recoveries for a wide range of samples have been achieved.