Pesticides
in Fruits and Vegetables

Susan E. Kegley
University of California at Berkeley

Laura J. Wise
University of California, San Francisco


"excellent examples..."

"Not only do these materials give excellent examples of what it takes to do credible environmental science, but also of what the societal context of this activity might be." --Thomas G. Dunne, Reed College

This introductory module explores the structure/solubility relationships of organic compounds, explains how to extract pesticide residues from fruits and vegetables, analyzes the extract for pesticide content using gas chromatography, and uses the data collected as a basis for discussion about the issues surrounding pesticide regulation. Intended for use in the laboratory portion of an introductory environmental chemistry or general chemistry course.

Ancillaries
A detailed Instructors' Manual is available for adopting professors.

Other environmental laboratory modules in this series include The Chemistry of Water by Susan Kegley and Joy Andrews.

Print Book
ISBN 978-0-935702-46-0, 128 pages, Copyright 1998, Softbound.
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Publisher's Discount Price US$22.10
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eISBN 978-1-938787-20-1, 128 pages, Copyright 1998.
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