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Research Publications (Food Safety)

The Food Safety Publications tracks research that is published across national and international peer-reviewed journals. Recent articles are available ahead of print and searchable by Journal, Article Title, and Category. The research publications are tracked across six categories: Bacterial Pathogens, Chemical Contaminants, Natural Toxins, Parasites, Produce Safety, and Viruses. Articles produced by USDA Grant Funding Agencies and FDA Grant Funding Agencies are also tracked.

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  1. Weed Control Using Paddy Straw Mulch in Integration with Herbicides in Autumn Potato in North-West India

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Potato Research
    • Weeds are a major problem in potato production. Two years of trials were conducted to study the efficacy of herbicides and integrated use of mulch with herbicides in controlling weeds and for improving the growth and yield of autumn potato crop at Ludhiana, north-west India, during autumn 2016 and 2017. Each trial had a randomized complete block design with three replicates. There were 11 treatments including weed-free and weedy controls. Uncontrolled weeds caused a yield reduction of 49.7%.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  2. Foliar Application of Fungicides Registered Against Late Blight Influences Main Potato Tuber Diseases and Key Quantitative Characteristics of Tubers

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Potato Research
    • Adequate integrated management of potato leaf diseases can have an influence on pathogens which are challenging to control and cause main potato tuber diseases. Deriving from this hypothesis, an experiment was designed to evaluate the efficacy of foliar application of twelve fungicides on late blight in tubers, common scab, black scurf and silver scurf. In the period of 2013 to 2017, the fungicides were equally applied six times in registered doses during the growing seasons.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  3. Bio-Efficacy of Insecticides Against Major Insect Pests of Potato During Kharif Season in India

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Potato Research
    • Field trials were conducted at the All India Co-ordinated Research Project on Potato, Main Agricultural Research Station, Dharwad, India, for two consecutive years during kharif 2016 and 2017 to evaluate the efficacy of insecticides viz., emamectin benzoate 5 SG @ 0.25 g/l, thiodicarb 75 WP @ 1.00 g/l, diafenthiuron 50 WP @ 1.00 g/l, spinosad 45 SC @ 0.20 ml/l, chlorpyriphos 20 EC @ 2.50 ml/l, chlorfenapyr 10 SC @ 3.00 ml/l, cyantraniliprole 10 OD @ 0.20 ml/l, bifenthrin 10 EC @ 1.00

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  4. Absorption and Metabolism of Foliar-Applied Rimsulfuron in Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.), Common Lambsquarters (Chenopodium album L.) and Redroot Pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus L.)

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Potato Research
    • Rimsulfuron is commonly used to control common lambsquarters (Chenopodium album L.) and redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus L.) in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) fields. Comparing rimsulfuron absorption and metabolism patterns in these two weed species with potato could provide crucial information to optimise herbicide application in the field.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  5. Adoption of Organic Potato Production in Ardabil Plain, Iran: an Application of the Extended Theory of Planned Behaviour

    • Tue, 09/08/2020 - 02:01
    • Potato Research
    • Chemical agricultural inputs (e.g. pesticides and fertilizers) pollute the environment and undermine food safety. In fact, agriculture is in a direct relationship with the environment and farmers’ behaviours have extensive positive or negative impacts on it. Therefore, enhancing farmers’ behaviours to go towards organic farming methods represents a promising approach.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  6. Dissipation Kinetics of Hexaconazole and Lambda-Cyhalothrin Residue in Soil and Potato Plant

    • Wed, 11/13/2019 - 03:14
    • Potato Research
    • The dissipation behaviour and left-over residues of Hexaconazole fungicide and Lambda-Cyhalothrin pesticide in potato plant and soil were analysed by gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS). At fortified levels of 10, 100 and 500 μg/kg, the recoveries of Lambda-Cyhalothrin and Hexaconazole were in the range 81.66–93.25% and 76.11–93.92% with standard deviations of 0.87–8.13% and 0.88–7.68%, respectively.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants