There is a growing need to increase the global food supply, putting pressure on farmers to grow more and with higher profitability. As a result, there has been a surge in the use of pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides on crops in recent decades to aid in preventing crop spoilage from insects, weeds, microbes, and fungi. Unfortunately, these pesticide compounds, and their metabolites and by-products, then enter the food supply and are consumed by the general public.
With over 1,000 pesticides currently available for use and with increased regulation by many governments, the detection and identification of compounds across multiple classes has grown in demand.
The easy-to-adopt SCIEX solution helps labs meet or exceed new and emerging regulatory requirements for pesticide residue analysis with workflows that enable screening, identification, and quantification of 1,000s of pesticide residues in a single analysis, with fast data processing and reliable reporting.