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Dissipation and Residues of Emamectin Benzoate Study in Paddy Under Field Conditions

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The objective of this experiment was not only to provide a simple residue analytical method to evaluate the safe application rate of Emamectin Benzoate for paddy crops but also to give a suitable recommended dosage in paddy crops. Paddy samples were detected using HPLC–MS/MS. The half-lives of emamectin benzoate in paddy plants, water and soil were 2.04–8.66 days, 2.89–4.95 days and 3.65–5.78 days with a dissipation rate of 90% over 7 days after application, respectively. Low residues and short half-life suggested that Emamectin Benzoate could be safely used in paddy crops with the suitable dosage and application.

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Supported by Chinese Universities Scientific Fund (Project No. 2011JS038).

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Li, M., Chen, W., Li, M. et al. Dissipation and Residues of Emamectin Benzoate Study in Paddy Under Field Conditions. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 87, 699–702 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00128-011-0404-y

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Keywords

  • Emamectin Benzoate
  • Paddy
  • Residues
  • Dissipation