Article | July 15, 2011

Wildlife Protection: Pesticide Poisoning Identified Using A UPLC-ToF Screening Approach

Source: Pittcon 2015

In the food safety and environmental monitoring arenas the use of ToF screening approaches has steadily increased. Screening of food and environmental matrices for pesticide contamination is especially important because the use of pesticides has escalated, in an effort to meet global food demands. Pesticides, which were applied to crops, can potentially leech into soil and surface waters and may cause harm to plants and wildlife.