Advanced Analytical Techniques - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780127843179, 9781483220949

Advanced Analytical Techniques

1st Edition

Analytical Methods for Pesticides and Plant Growth Regulators, Vol. 17

Editors: Joseph Sherma
eBook ISBN: 9781483220949
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th February 1989
Page Count: 282
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Analytical Methods for Pesticides and Plant Growth Regulators, Volume XVII: Advanced Analytical Techniques covers analytical techniques of great importance to the pesticide analyst. The book discusses sampling techniques, universal extraction, cleanup methods, and cleanup by sweep co-distillation. The text also describes determinations by GC/FT-IR and GC/MS, computer evaluation of GC data, and immunoassay techniques for pesticide analysis. Toxicologists and people involved in pesticide analysis will find the book invaluable.

Table of Contents


  1. Sampling Techniques for Pesticide Analysis I. Introduction II. Sampling Theory III. Air Sampling for Pesticides IV. Food and Crop Sampling V. Soil Sampling VI. Water Sampling VII. Miscellaneous Sampling References
  2. Universal Extraction and Cleanup Methods I. Introduction II. Universal Extraction Methods III. Universal Cleanup Methods IV. Internal Lab Control References
  3. Sweep Codistillation: Recent Developments and Applications I. Introduction II. Equipment III. Volatility Studies BO IV. Pesticide Separation from Animal Fats V. Pesticide Separation from Plant Material VI. Miscellaneous Applications VII. Interlaboratory Studies VIII. New Developments IX. Conclusions References
  4. Pesticide Determination by GC/FT-ÏR Spectrometry I. Introduction II. Experimental Design III. Advantages IV. Applications V. Residue Analysis VI. Other FT-IR Interfaces VII. Computer Methods of Analysis VIII. Other Vibrational Techniques References
  5. Application of Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry to the Determination of Pesticides I. Introduction II. LC-MS Interfaces III. Application of Case Histories IV. Summary References
  6. Application of Computers for the Evaluation of Gas Chromatographic Data I. Introduction II. Instrumentation III. Working with the Chromatography System IV. Software for Pesticide Residue Analysis V. Conclusion VI. Appendix: Glossary of Terms References
  7. Immunoassay Techniques for Pesticide Analysis I. Introduction II. Immunoassay Terminology III. Steps in Immunoassay Development IV. Benefits and Disadvantages of Monoclonal Antibodies V. Applications of Pesticide Immunoassays VI. Applying Immunoa


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