Emerging Strategies for Pesticide Analysis presents a selection of reports on analytical technologies in the field of pesticide residue analysis. These reports have been written by international experts in their respective fields. Applications-oriented chapters focus on methods development for extraction and cleanup, in addition to multiresidue analysis of important pesticides. Other chapters describe alternative analytical approaches to conventional detection methods. stressing advantages and disadvantages of techniques such as fiber optic spectroscopy, ion trap mass spectrometry, LC/MS, and others. The final chapter summarizes the future of technological advancement in pesticide analysis.
Extraction and Cleanup: Development of Microextraction Methods in Residue Analysis (H. Steinwandter). Solid Phase Partition Column Technology (M.L. Hopper). Supercritical Fluid Extraction Methods (B.E. Richter). Multiresidue Approaches: Multiresidue Analysis of Fruit and Vegetables (P. Holland). Multiresidue Method for Carbamate Pesticides (R.T. Krause). Residue Analysis of Organophosphorus Pesticides (D. Barcelo and J.F. Lawrence). Multiresidue Methods for Organonitrogen Pesticides (R.G. Luchtefeld). Two-Dimensional Capillary Gas Chromatography for Residue Analysis (H.-J. Stan). Headspace Methods for Dithiocarbamates (A.R.C. Hill). Emerging Technologies: Fiber Optic Spectroscopy (A.E. Grey). Enzyme-Linked Competitive Immunoassay (P.A. Nugent). Use of Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry for Multiresiue Pesticide Screening (J.D. Rosen and G.C. Mattern). Hyphenated Methods for Pesticide Analysis (D. Barcelo). LC/MS Multiresidue Methods for Thermally Labile Pesticides (L.M. Shalaby and S.W. George). Immunochemical Methods for Pesticide Analysis (J.P. Aston, D.W. Britton, and A.S. Wright). Future Trends in Pesticide Residue Methodology (T. Cairns).