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Dissipation of Chlorantraniliprole in Tomato Fruits and Soil

  • Farag Malhat
  • Hend Abdallah
  • Islam Hegazy
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Abstract

The main objective of this study was to understand the residue and persistence behaviour of new insecticide chlorantraniliprole in tomato fruit and soil samples. Its residue was analyzed by HPLC and it dissipated in tomato fruit and soil following first order kinetics. The results showed half life (t1/2) value of 3.30 and 3.66 days for chlorantraniliprole in tomato fruit and soil, respectively. According to maximum residue limit (MRL) the pre-harvest interval (PHI) of chlorantraniliprole on tomato was 8-days after the treatment.

Keywords

Chlorantraniliprole Residues Tomato Soil 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pesticide Residues and Environmental Pollution Department, Central Agricultural Pesticide LaboratoryAgriculture Research CenterGizaEgypt

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