This page provides educational resources, events, news and products related to pesticides. Content will cover aspects from pesticide screening, safety and residue analysis to the development of pesticide alternatives.
Pesticides – Highlights
Sniffing Out New Methods for In-Field Pesticide Detection
This article addresses the issues associated with the global use of pesticides, and some ways in which these can be overcome.
Advances in Pesticide Screening Techniques
This article will explore advances in pesticide testing techniques that are helping to protect consumers and the environment from harmful exposures and limit overuse.
How To Guide
8 Top Tips For Pesticide Screening
Pesticides help to maximise food crop production however, the potential for them to remain in consumer products and the environment is of significant concern due to their potentially harmful effects. Effective screening is therefore imperative to prevent pesticides from entering the food chain or contaminating the environment.
Alternative Pesticide Screening Techniques for the Agricultural Industry
The development of technical grade pesticides has enabled farmers to reduce crop losses, but it is important to recognize that pesticides are toxic by design, and so it is also important to have sufficient technology to monitor their presence in our produce and on our farmland. We take a look at some alternative techniques that are being applied to this issue.
Failed Antibiotic Finds a Second Life as an Effective Herbicide
Weed killers of the future could soon be based on failed antibiotics.
10 Pesticides Linked With Damage in Parkinson's Neurons
Researchers have identified 10 pesticides that significantly damaged neurons implicated in the development of Parkinson’s disease.
Rare and Resilient Yeast Infecting Premature Babies Is Evolving Quickly
Scientists report a dangerous and stubborn yeast causing outbreaks in a neonatal intensive care unit is evolving quickly and sexually reproducing at a much higher rate than related pathogens.
Hazardous Carbaryl Insecticide Residues Detected by Novel In Situ Fluorescence Sensing System
Researchers have developed an advanced method for detecting hazardous carbaryl insecticide residues.
Webinar Series: The Analytical Landscape of Cannabis Testing, Session 3: Pesticides and Mycotoxins by LC-MS/MS
Waters Launches Glyphosate-V for On-Site Testing of Common Pesticide
Waters Corp introduces Glyphosate-V, the world’s first lateral flow strip test for fully quantitative detection of Glyphosate in grains and water samples, at The International Production and Processing Expo.
App Note / Case Study
Adding More Confidence to Sensitive Quantitation in Complex Foods by GC/TQ
Concern about trace-level food contaminants is driving the demand for robust, rapid and reliable methods for identification and quantitation of chemical residues and contaminants in food matrices.
First All-in-One, Fully Automated Sample Preparation System Revolutionizes Chromatography Workflows
Laboratories performing environmental, food and biopharmaceutical testing can now increase productivity, reduce errors and minimize personnel time and solvent use with a new, all-in-one, automated chromatography sample preparation system.