Disappearance and hazard quotient of chlorpyrifos-methyl, fipronil, and imidacloprid insecticides from dates

@article{Abbassy2017DisappearanceAH,
  title={Disappearance and hazard quotient of chlorpyrifos-methyl, fipronil, and imidacloprid insecticides from dates},
  author={Moustafa A. Abbassy and Yehia M. M. Salim and Mohamed S. Shawir and Atef Nassar},
  journal={Journal of Consumer Protection and Food Safety},
  year={2017},
  volume={12},
  pages={223-230}
}
Control strategies of red palm weevil (RPW) mainly depend on the use of insecticides. However, the residue of insecticides in dates might cause poisoning risk to the consumers. Therefore, the present study aimed to measure the disappearance rates of the extensively applied insecticides on date palm trees. Residues of chlorpyrifos-methyl (CPM), fipronil (FIP… CONTINUE READING