Research Paper | Environmental Science Studies | India | Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016
Pesticide Residue Analysis of Water in Three Sub-urban Areas of Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India
Abstract: This paper contains the results of pesticide residue analysis from the sub-urban areas of Jaipur district, Rajasthan, India.48 samples were collected from three sub-urban areas.24 samples from bore wells and 24 from the small containers kept beside the bore-wells. Pesticide Residue analysis was carried out by using GC-ECD (Shimadzu 2010 Gas Chromatograph). Pesticides (Organophosphates) were detected in twenty one samples and every sample was found to have pesticide above the permissible limit set by the EEC (Directive 98/83/EC). Water samples contained Chlorpyriphos, Phosphomidon, Methyl Paraxon, Profenophos organophosphorus pesticides.
Keywords: Sub-surface water, Small water containers, Organophosphorus Pesticide, Sub-urban areas, Jaipur
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016,
Pages: 1707 - 1710
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