- Volume 5 Issue 1
This study was conducted to monitor the residue of the herbicide butachlor in major crops. The residue monitoring covered 106 samples of rice, barley, garlic, onion, and strawberry colledted from markets of intensive cultivation area including Kwangju, Daegu, and Pusan. The residue levels in 27 sample of polished rice produced by applying the herbicide were below the detection limits adopted analytical method. The residue levels in 21 sample of garlic, 18 sample of onion, and 18 sample of strawberry which were succeeding crops after paddy rice were also below the detection limits. In consequent, all the samples resulted safe status in terms of the butachlor residue level in agricultural produce.