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Pakistan Journal of Nutrition
  Year: 2002 | Volume: 1 | Issue: 1 | Page No.: 41-42
DOI: 10.3923/pjn.2002.41.42
 
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Determination of Pesticides Residues in Selected varieties of Mango
Saqib Hussain , Tariq Masud and Karam Ahad

Abstract:
The present study was undertaken to access the residue of commonly used pesticides viz Cypermethrin, Methamedophos, Monocrotophos, Cyfluthrin, Dialdrin and Methyl Parathian respectively in three varieties of Mango being collected from the grower fields in Multan division. The samples were treated with organic solvent Cyclohexane and ethylacetate (1:1), cleaned on Gel Permeation Chromatograph (GPC) and analyzed on auto system Gas Chromatograph (GC) with electron capture detector (ECD). All the samples were found to be contaminated with a degree of variation of pesticides residue studied. However, all the samples were within permissible limits being set by FAO/WHO with reference to public health.
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How to cite this article:

Saqib Hussain , Tariq Masud and Karam Ahad , 2002. Determination of Pesticides Residues in Selected varieties of Mango. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 1: 41-42.

DOI: 10.3923/pjn.2002.41.42

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjn.2002.41.42

 
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