Dissipation and Evaluation of Metaldehyde Residues in Cabbage Grown in Open Fields


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The residual levels and dissipation rates of metaldehyde in cabbage and soil at three main cabbage-growing areas in china were determined by A simple,rapid and sensitive analytical method with liquid chromatography with TripleQuad mass spectrometry (LC–MS–MS). The limit of quantification (LOQ) was 0.0005,0.0005mg/kg for soil and cabbage, respectively. The mean half-life of metaldehyde was 5.84 days in cabbage and 3.17 days in soil. The final residues in cabbage and soil detected at 7 days after the last spreading were considerably all below 1mg/kg (the MRL of China). Low residues in cabbage and soil suggest that this pesticide may be safe to use under the recommended dosage.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 347-353)

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Weiguo Pan, Jianxing Ren and Yongguang Li




Y. Q. Ma et al., "Dissipation and Evaluation of Metaldehyde Residues in Cabbage Grown in Open Fields", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 347-353, pp. 1987-1993, 2012

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October 2011




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