Analytical methods for estimation of organophosphorus pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables: a review.

@article{Sharma2010AnalyticalMF,
  title={Analytical methods for estimation of organophosphorus pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables: a review.},
  author={Dipakshi Sharma and A. Nagpal and Yogesh B. Pakade and Jatinder Kaur Katnoria},
  journal={Talanta},
  year={2010},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={
          1077-89
        }
}
Use of pesticides has turned out to be an obligatory input to agriculture and public health. Versatile use of pesticides had resulted in contamination of all basic necessities of life, i.e. air, water and food. Among various pesticides, organophosphorus pesticides (OPPs), derivative of phosphoric acid, are the most extensively used insecticides or acaricides in many crops. Due to low persistency and high killing efficiency of OPPs, many agriculturalists regularly use this group of pesticides… CONTINUE READING
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