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1. Phytooestrogens. Menopausal therapy and prophylaxis of carcinoma of the breast?

The value of phytooestrogens as possible preventers of breast cancer (inhibitors of oestrogen receptors) and in the treatment of acute menopausal symptoms are discussed, as well as their safety and the advantages/disadvantages of ingestion as nutrients or supplements.

Foreign Title :Phytoöstrogene: Therapie im Klimakterium und Prophylaxe des Mammakarzinoms?

Author(s) : Kleine-Gunk, B.

Publisher : Aurelia-Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany

Journal article : Biologische Medizin 2004 Vol.33 No.1 pp.38-40

2. Determination of maleic hydrazide in potatoes and onions by fluorescence high performance liquid chromatography.

A fluorescence HPLC method was developed to separate and quantify maleic hydrazide (MH) in potatoes and onions. Methanol was used as the extraction solvent. A 3-ml aliquot of the extract was dried under nitrogen and the residue was reconstituted in 3 ml of water by sonication. The water fraction...

Author(s) : Kubilius, D. T.; Bushway, R. J.

Journal article : Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies 1999 Vol.22 No.4 pp.593-601 ref.10

3. Polarographic determination of deltamethrin.

The electrochemical characteristics of deltamethrin were determined by means of electrochemical techniques such as d.c. polarography, cyclic voltammetry and differential pulse polarography over a wide range of pH from 2.0-12.0. The title compound exhibits a single well defined peak due to the...

Author(s) : Samatha, K.; Sreedhar, N. Y.

Journal article : Talanta (Oxford) 1999 Vol.49 No.1 pp.53-58 ref.10

4. Health and plant protection treatments.

Ninety samples of wine produced in Sardinia in 1997-98 were analysed for the presence of pesticide residues. No residues of insecticides, acaricides or fungicides were detected in the samples.

Foreign Title :Salute e trattamenti fitosanitari.

Author(s) : Cabitza, F.; Dedola, F.; Mura, S.; Uccheddu, G.; Angioni, A.; Satta, M.

Journal article : Vignevini 1999 Vol.26 No.3 pp.27-29 ref.9

5. Preliminary studies on the presence of B1 aflatoxin in cured forages in the province of Reggio Emilia (Italy).

Aflatoxin B1 was measured (by HPLC) in 257 samples of cured forages in natural pastures and lucerne fields in Reggio Emilia, Italy, during 4 years. Wrapped forages were contaminated more often and exhibited higher mean levels of mycotoxin (3.00 ppb) than hay from natural pastures and lucerne....

Foreign Title :Recherches préliminaires sur la présence d'aflatoxine B1 dans les fourrages fanés de la province de Reggio Emilia (Italie).

Author(s) : Tomasi, L.; Horn, W.; Roncada, P.; Zaccaroni, A.; Ligabue, M.; Battini, F.; Stracciari, G. L.

Journal article : Fourrages 1999 No.No. 158 pp.179-186 ref.16

6. Contamination of Italian citrus essential oils: presence of phthalate esters.

Contamination of Sicilian and Calabrian citrus essential oils, produced during 1994-1996, by phthalate esters was investigated using a GC-MS system with direct injection of the samples. A total of 35 lemon oils, 31 orange oils and 21 mandarin oils were analysed. Diisobutyl phthalate and/or...

Author(s) : Bella, G. di; Saitta, M.; Pellegrino, M.; Salvo, F.; Dugo, G.

Journal article : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 1999 Vol.47 No.3 pp.1009-1012 ref.14

7. Elimination of aflatoxin contamination in peanut: a collaborative workshop project between the Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Australia and Bogor Agriculture University, Indonesia.

These proceedings of a workshop held at the TAFE College in Kingaroy, Queensland from March 2-5, 1999, contain summaries of 18 presentations covering the current status of aflatoxin [causal agent, Aspergillus spp.] control on groundnut, and emerging biotechnological approaches.

Publisher : Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Canberra, Australia

Conference proceedings : Elimination of aflatoxin contamination in peanut: a collaborative workshop project between the Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Australia and Bogor Agriculture University, Indonesia. 1999 pp.94 pp. ref.many

8. Atraric acid, a marker for epiphytic lichens in the wood used in cooperage: identification and quantification by GC/MS/(MS).

A phenolic derivative, atraric acid, was identified by GC/MS and quantified by GC/MS/MS in the outer parts of wood from oaks specifically colonised by lichens. Its presence was correlated with the presence of a bitter depside, atranorin, which is a natural metabolite of the lichen species belonging ...

Author(s) : Bourgeois, G.; Suire, C.; Vivas, N.; Benoist, F.; Vitry, C.

Journal article : Analusis 1999 Vol.27 No.3 pp.281-283 ref.5

9. Terminal residues of fluazifop-p-butyl in soybean.

Fluazifop-P-butyl, applied to soyabeans in the field at New Delhi, India at 0.25 kg and 0.50 kg a.i. ha-1 in kharif 1996, declined to soil residue levels (0-7.5 cm depth) of 0.305 and 0.382 ppm, respectively, after 17 d. Residues from both the dosages dissipated to 0.1 ppm in 30 days and were below ...

Author(s) : Singh, S. B.; Yaduraju, N. T.; Kulshrestha, G.

Journal article : Annals of Plant Protection Sciences 1999 Vol.7 No.1 pp.87-90 ref.6

10. Determination of amitrole in agricultural products by capillary electrophoresis.

A homogenate of agricultural products was dialysed against water and the external solution was concentrated with a carbon disk. The carbon disk was dried in a vacuum for 5 min and amitrole was eluted with 80 ml of methanol. After evaporation of the eluate, the residue was dissolved in water and...

Author(s) : Cho, R.

Journal article : Shokuhin Eiseigaku Zasshi = Journal of the Food Hygienic Society of Japan 1999 Vol.40 No.5 pp.396-400 ref.5

11. Pesticide residues in fruit and vegetable products and the carcinogenic risk for consumers.

Fruits and vegetables can contain residues of pesticides used for crop protection and consumers are exposed to potential adverse health effects, in particular carcinogenic effects. Eighty-four out of approximately 370 pesticides authorized in Italy have been classified as probable or suspected...

Foreign Title :Residui di pesticidi nei prodotti ortofrutticoli e rischio cancerogeno per i consumatori.

Author(s) : Caffarelli, V.; Rapagnani, M. R.; Letardi, A.; Triolo, L.; Lancia, B.; Santaroni, P.

Journal article : Rivista di Scienza dell'Alimentazione 1999 Vol.28 No.1 pp.11-24 ref.20

12. Residues of pirimicarb and dichlofluanide in apple processing to juice and wine.

The fate of the insecticide pirimicarb and the fungicide dichlofluanide [dichlofluanid] applied under field conditions was studied during apple processing to cloudy and clear juices, and to cider. An untreated control was compared with raw material from apple orchards treated at the recommended...

Foreign Title :Rückstandsverhalten von Pirimicarb und Dichlofluanid während der Apfelverarbeitung zu Saft und Wein.

Author(s) : Will, F.; Fama, C.; Krüger, E.

Journal article : Deutsche Lebensmittel-Rundschau 1999 Vol.95 No.4 pp.129-133 ref.9

13. Effect of washing on persistence of residues of mancozeb in cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton) capsules.

In a field experiment at Pampadumpara, Kerala, India, cardamom cv. Malabar was sprayed 3 times with Dithane M45 (mancozeb) at 0.2 or 0.4%. Capsules were harvested and analysed for residues either fresh, after washing or after the normal curing process (washing in water, drying in hot air at 60°C...

Author(s) : Mathew, T. B.; Naseema Beevi; Sudharma, K.; Nalinakumari; Mathew, M. P.

Journal article : Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops 1999 Vol.8 No.1 pp.73-76 ref.2

14. Degradation of oxadiazon in Kalyani alluvial soil.

The residual fate and behaviour of the herbicide oxadiazon in Kalyani soil, paddy straw and grain were studied under subtropical conditions in West Bengal following application @ 1 and 2 kg ha-1. Dissipation of oxadiazon in soil followed first-order kinetics and DT50 values ranged from 44 to 45...

Author(s) : Chakraborty, S. K.; Anjan Bhattacharya; Ashim Chowdhury

Journal article : Pesticide Science 1999 Vol.55 No.9 pp.943-948 ref.16

15. Evaluation of the residual levels of diuron and methyl parathion in processed pineapple cv. smooth cayenne sub-products.

Hawaiian pineapple (cv. Smooth Cayenne) was treated with diuron (Krovar) and methyl parathion [parathion-methyl] (Folidol 600). After harvesting and before processing, the pineapples were separated into 2 groups: those unwashed and washed with sodium hypochloride. The fruit pulp was removed from...

Foreign Title :Avaliação da concentração de diuron e paration metílico nos sub-produtos do abacaxi cv smooth cayenne processado.

Author(s) : Cabrera, H. A. P.; Menezes, H. C. de; Oliveira, J. J. do V.; Batista, R. F. dos S.

Journal article : Revista Brasileira de Fruticultura 1999 Vol.21 No.1 pp.20-23 ref.21

16. Dissipation of cypermethrin residue in okra fruits.

Dissipation of cypermethrin (0.012%) residue in okra fruits is reported. The initial deposit of 1.31 mg kg-1 of cypermethrin dissipated to 0.05 mg kg-1 in 10 days. 5.91 days were required for the residue levels to fall below the maximum residue limit.

Author(s) : Khan, M. A. M.; Reddy, D. J.; Rao, S. V.

Journal article : Pesticide Research Journal 1999 Vol.11 No.1 pp.84-85 ref.9

17. Dissipation of triazophos from brinjal and okra fruits.

The dissipation of 350 or 700 g a.i. triazophos/ha on/in brinjal [aubergines] and okra fruits following its application is reported. The residue persisted up to the 10th day on both the fruits, but dissipation was faster in brinjal fruits. Comparatively higher initial deposits of 2.549 and 6.617 µg ...

Author(s) : Raj, M. F.; Shah, P. G.; Patel, B. K.; Patel, B. A.; Patel, J. A.

Journal article : Pesticide Research Journal 1999 Vol.11 No.1 pp.102-105 ref.7

18. Investigation on quality and pesticide residues in foreign durum wheat arriving at the Port of Manfredonia during 1998.

An investigation was carried out on the quality and pesticide residues of imported durum wheat coming into the port of Manfredonia, Italy, during 1998. The main purpose was to verify the global quality of imported durum wheat from countries outside the EU. The majority of imported durum wheat is...

Foreign Title :Indagine sulla qualità tecnologica e residui di pesticidi su grano duro estero in arrivo al Porto di Manfredonia nel 1998.

Author(s) : Fares, C.; Mambelli, P.; Platani, C.; Nigro, F.; Maddalena, V.; Schiavone, M. G.; Fonzo, N. di; Monte, F. de; Padalino, O.

Journal article : Tecnica Molitoria 1999 Vol.50 No.10 pp.1085-1089 ref.3

19. Processing of medicinal plants using microwaves.

Advantages and disadvantages of microwave drying are listed. A study was carried out in Germany with medicinal plants, including Folium Althaea [leaves of Althaea sp.] and Folium Crataegi [leaves of Crataegus sp.], to investigate drying time and bacterial contamination after microwave treatment...

Foreign Title :Aufbereitung von Arzneipflanzen mittels Mikrowellenenergie.

Author(s) : Hörsten, D. von; Kartnig, T.

Journal article : Landtechnik 1999 Vol.54 No.4 pp.206-207 ref.5

20. Effect of pesticide residues on the aromatic composition of red wines.

The influence of pesticide residues on the aromatic composition (major and minor volatiles) of red wines made from Vitis vinifera (var. Monastrell) was studied by comparing the concentration of aromas in wines made from grapes exposed or unexposed to phytosanitary treatment with chlorpyrifos,...

Author(s) : Oliva, J.; Navarro, S.; Barba, A.; Navarro, G.; Salinas, M. R.

Journal article : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 1999 Vol.47 No.7 pp.2830-2836 ref.39

21. Pyrrolizidine alkaloids in human diet.

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids are the leading plant toxins associated with disease in humans and animals. Upon ingestion, metabolic activation in liver converts the parent compounds into highly reactive electrophiles capable of reacting with cellular macromolecules forming adducts which may initiate...

Author(s) : Prakash, A. S.; Pereira, T. N.; Reilly, P. E. B.; Seawright, A. A.

Journal article : Mutation Research, Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis 1999 Vol.443 No.1/2 pp.53-67 ref.126

22. Determination of organochlorine pesticides in crude drugs.

A multiresidue method using gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) was developed for the determination of several organochlorine pesticides in 3 crude drugs: Astragali Radix, Zizyphi Sativae Fructus and Zingiberis Rhizoma. Levels of α-BHC, β-BHC, lindane, δ-BHC,...

Author(s) : Lai WenLin; Shaw JeenRu; Sheu CeShing

Journal article : Journal of Food and Drug Analysis 1999 Vol.7 No.2 pp.153-162 ref.5

23. Fate of dwarf bunt fungus teliospores during milling of wheat into flour.

Wheat contaminated with teliospores of Tilletia controversa (TCK) was mixed with uncontaminated wheat and processed through the Kansas State University pilot mill. Two 50-bu lots of the contaminated mixture were cleaned, tempered and milled. Approximately 500 samples of wheat, cleanings and mill...

Author(s) : Bechtel, D. B.; Wilson, J. D.; Eustace, W. D.; Behnke, K. C.; Whitaker, T.; Peterson, G. L.; Sauer, D. B.

Journal article : Cereal Chemistry 1999 Vol.76 No.2 pp.270-275 ref.19

24. Experimental studies on chopping cotton stalks and the briquetting process.

Chopping crop residues to produce biomass briquettes was investigated under Egyptian conditions. Three chopping methods, the hammer-mill, helical-knife and straight-knife choppers, were considered for chopping cotton stalks. Test results indicated that straight-knife choppers have higher chopping...

Author(s) : Sheng KuiChuan; El-Behery, A.; Gomaa, H.

Journal article : Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering 1999 Vol.15 No.4 pp.221-225 ref.5

25. Quantitative analysis of pesticides by capillary column high performance liquid chromatography combined with solid-phase extraction.

High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) combined with solid-phase extraction was used for the simultaneous analysis of 12 pesticides in fortified water and apple samples. The separation was achieved on a C18 capillary column with gradient elution. Sub microlitre injection volume of the...

Author(s) : Liu WuPing; Lee HianKee

Journal article : Talanta (Oxford) 1998 Vol.45 No.4 pp.631-639 ref.21