Researchers are working on a new type of pesticide which would only target insects which cause damage to food production by targeting their kidney system.
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SERS is a potentially useful tool for identifying pesticide residues on the surface of fruits for food quality and safety control.
The US EPA has approved two treatments to combat citrus diseases in the country, sparking fierce criticism from some.
In the first Chris’ Corner of 2021, Professor Chris Elliott takes a look at the complexities surrounding Neonicotinoids, and calls on the government to make the UK a world leader in ‘green pesticides’.
A bacterium which makes rice plants more resistant to disease has been discovered in the seeds of a crop in China.
A recap of SCIEX’s latest webinar in association with New Food , which outlined the advantages of the SCIEX 7500 system – watch now on-demand.
Poster: Analysis of Glyphosate, Glufosinate, and AMPA in Food Using In-vial Addition of Pairing Agent
35,000 tons per year – this is the amount of pesticides applied in the European Community, and there are many different types to look for.
Application Note: Multi-residue Analytical Method for the Confirmation and Quantification of 500+ Pesticides in Fruit and Vegetables
Pesticides are a group of compounds containing hundreds of listed substances, most of which are regulated by governmental agencies.
In the latest edition of Talking Crop , Gideon Ashworth explains just how crucial good quality soil is for growing the crops we need to survive ahead of the UN's World Soil Day on 5 December.
EU payments will be withdrawn from 2021, with a new funding scheme, which rewards sustainable farming methods, set to replace them.
Project leader, Curtis Pozniak, compares the findings to locating a missing piece of your favourite puzzle, and hopes this will transform the way wheat is grown globally.
The desert locust has a notoriously complex genome structure, but scientists hope that by cracking their genetic code they can develop 'intelligent pesticides' that do not harm other organisms.