2015
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2015.03.006
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Akwasi Akomeah Agyekum, George Soda Ayernor, Firibu Kwasi Saalia, Betty Bediako-Amoa

Abstract: Abstract: Pesticide residues in fruit and vegetables have become a major concern associated with chemical food safety issues. Translocation of pesticides in tomato, mango and pineapple fruits in locally produced samples was investigated using gas chromatography/mass spectrophotometer (GC/MS) procedures. Samples were fractionated with respect to distance from the skin to the core and prepared for analysis. Results showed that organochlorine, organophosphate and synthetic pyrethroid residues were translocated i…

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