Tracking chemicals in a matter of minutes

Simple test kits for tracking pesticides and herbicides in the environment have the potential to help protect ecosystems near horticultural and agricultural areas. CSIRO has developed a kit based on enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) technology. It enables on-site analysis for a number of pesticides and herbicides for only a few dollars a sample and takes less than 20 minutes to run in the field.

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