Monitoring of seasonal vegetables for pesticide residues.

  title={Monitoring of seasonal vegetables for pesticide residues.},
  author={Beena Kumari and V. K. Madan and Ravindra Kumar and T. S. Kathpal},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  volume={74 3},
Market samples (60) of six seasonal vegetables were monitored during 1996-1997 to determine the magnitude of pesticidal contamination. The estimation of insecticide residues representing four major chemical groups i.e. organochlorine, organophosphorous, synthetic pyrethroid and carbamate, was done by adopting a multiresidue analytical technique employing GC-ECD and GC-NPD systems with capillary columns. The tested samples showed 100% contamination with low but measurable amounts of residues… CONTINUE READING

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