By the analysis of the residues of phosphamidon resulting from applications of effective dosages in the field. it was determined that residues in alfalfa, tobacco, and most vegetables and fruits disappear within 4 days. The exceptions were spinach. 8 days, and peas, 9 to16 days. Residues were not detected at all on crops such as cucumbers and melons. and were very low on tomatoes. Also no residues were detected in root crops such as potatoes or beets.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: February 1, 1963
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