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AINP on Pesticide Residues, ICAR, Unit-9



  • To develop and validate the latest methods for pesticide residue analysis in various agricultural commodities
  • To establish a limit of quantitation (LOQ) and limit of detection (LOD) of newer molecules for different crops/commodities as per ISO 17025: 2017 standards
  • To conduct supervised field trials of newer molecules/deemed registered pesticides on different crops for the estimation of harvest time residues
  • To monitor consumer-level contamination of pesticide residues in vegetables, fruits, cereals, pulses, seed spices and milk.
  • To monitor pesticide residues in water and farmgate samples
  • Downward movement and dissipation of pesticides in different soils


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