Selected Published Papers by the Pesticide Research Laboratory (PRL)

• Dynamics of Pesticides in Tropical Conditions <Naresh Singh et al. 1991>

• Slow Release Formulation Part 1 - Encapsulation of Pesticides by Starch Matrices <Constance Brown et al. 1991>

• Slow Release Formulation Part 2 - Studies of Pesticide Release Rates of Starch-Encapsulated Diazinon <Constance Brown et al. 1992>

• Fate and Transport of Ethoprophos in the Jamaican Environment <Dwight E. Robinson et al. 1999>

• Literature Review on the Fate of Agrochemicals in the Jamaican Environment <Peter Edwards et al. 2001>

• The Catalytic Degradation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) <Raymond R. Reid et al. 2003>

The Determination of the Levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBS) In Some Urban and Rural Areas of Jamaica <Raymond R. Reid et al. 2004> 

• Acrylamide in Caribbean foods – Residual levels and their relation to reducing sugar and asparagine content <Grace-Anne Bent et al. 2012>

Reports from Projects

• Persistence of Karate and Decis on Callaloo <Dwight E. Robinson et al. 2011>

• Persistence of Diazinon and Selecron on Callaloo <Dwight E. Robinson et al. 2012>

ISO 17025 Accreditation

The Accreditation Council of the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) on Thursday, October 8, 2015, approved the recommendation from the Accreditation Evaluation Committee (AEC) for the award of an accreditation certificate to the Pesticide Research Laboratory of The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica in the Food Testing Field. The effective date of the award is Tuesday, October 6, 2015, the date the AEC recommendation was made [Certificate of Accreditation] [Accreditation Scope]

Accreditation Award Ceremony, 22.10.2015

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Article re PRL's Accreditation by the Jamaica Information Service (JIS)

Remarks from the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) on the Accreditation of the Pesticide Research Laboratory (PRL)  

Industry Ministry Hails Accreditation of UWI Pesticide Research Laboratory 

Photos [Click Image to View Gallery]: Accreditation Celebration Event - February 9, 2016 in the Blue Room of the Mona Visitors' Lodge & Conference Centre

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