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Dissipation and Residue of Thiacloprid in Cabbage and Soil

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Residue dynamics of thiacloprid in cabbage and soil was studied in this paper utilizing liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry (LC–MS/MS). The field trial was conducted in two sites: Beijing, China and Hubei, China. Thiacloprid dissipated rapidly with the half-life 1.3–1.6 days in cabbage and 2.1–3.1 days in soil. In the terminal residue experiment, no higher residue than 0.06 mg/kg in cabbage and 0.16 mg/kg in soil was detected, which was far below either EU MRL (0.2 mg/kg) or Japan MRL (1 mg/kg).

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Wang, C., Guan, Wb. & Zhang, Hy. Dissipation and Residue of Thiacloprid in Cabbage and Soil. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 87, 440 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00128-011-0326-8

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Keywords

  • Thiacloprid
  • Dissipation
  • Cabbage
  • Soil