Handbook of Pesticides: Methods of Pesticide Residues Analysis

1st Edition

Leo M.L. Nollet, Hamir S. Rathore

CRC Press
Published September 14, 2009
Reference - 628 Pages - 197 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781420082456 - CAT# 82450


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This handbook provides a systematic description of the principles, procedures, and technology of the modern analytical techniques used in the detection, extraction, clean up, and determination of pesticide residues present in the environment. This book provides the historical background of pesticides and emerging trends in pesticide regulation. The text discusses various techniques for analysis, including supercritical fluid extraction, disposable electrochemical biosensors, matrix solid-phase dispersion, volatmetric methods, and liquid chromatography. The authors also address the scope and limitation of NEEM products in plant protection as well as the analysis of medicinal plants.