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Determination of Chlorinated Pesticide in Vegetables, Cereals and Pulses by Gas Chromatography in East National Capital Region, Delhi, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemistry, M.M.H. College, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA

Res. J. Agriculture & Forestry Sci., Volume 1, Issue (1), Pages 27-28, February,8 (2013)

Abstract

The present study investigates the magnitude of contamination of DDT pesticides in vegetables, pulses and cereals which were brought for sales to the consumer in the local markets of Sahibabad and Ghaziabad, most of the collected samples were found to be contaminated with residues of DDT. In some of detected samples DDT exceeded the limit of tolerance prescribed by WHO and FAO.

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