Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry analysis of neonicotinoids in environmental water.

RATIONALE Neonicotinoids (NNIs) are the fastest expanding group of pesticides in the world over the last two decades; however, they may be a significant contributing factor to bee mortality. The widespread use of NNIs makes it critical to monitor their residuals in the environment. Published methods for NNI analysis are mainly focused on agricultural and… CONTINUE READING