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The Government has approved a potentially dangerous pesticide for a second time, despite researchers and wildlife charities condemning it.
Efforts to meet global food demands must be balanced with the need to protect the health of the planet. Here, SCIEX presents the main obstacles encountered during pesticide analysis along with some effective means of assuring pesticide residue limits are adhered to.
The new research has released that there is till scope to increase yields in some of the world’s most important rice-growing areas without causing significant damage to the environment.
Researchers in Japan have identified the green which causes leaf-browning in sorghum after it has been treated with pesticides, paving the way for breeding improvements.
Read about the key topics impacting food and beverage testing labs in our latest Guide to Testing supplement.
6 August 2021 | By
How automated standard preparation can cut testing time, ensure faster throughput, and deliver a significant competitive advantage to testing labs around the world.
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.
SERS is a potentially useful tool for identifying pesticide residues on the surface of fruits for food quality and safety control.