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Uptake, translocation and metabolism of imidacloprid in plants

  title={Uptake, translocation and metabolism of imidacloprid in plants},
  author={R. Sur and Andreas Stork and Philip J S Stork},
The insecticide imidacloprid is mainly applied as a seed dressing formulation. After root uptake, imidacloprid is translocated acropetally within the xylem and degraded quickly in the plants. Three principal metabolic pathways have been identified in various plant metabolism studies with different crops and types of application showing a nearly uniform quantitative and qualitative pattern in all test systems. 

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