Progress in Plant Protection

Neonicotinoids – systemic insecticides in plant protection
Neonikotynoidy – insektycydy systemiczne w ochronie roślin

Monika Michel, e-mail:

Instytut Ochrony Roślin - Państwowy Instytut Badawczy, Władysława Węgorka 20, 60-318 Poznań, Polska

Neonicotinoids are the active substances of systemic insecticides that have a neuroactive effect, used in plant protection products to combat harmful insects. The aim of the study was to present synthetically the most important aspects regarding the properties of neonicotinoid compounds, their applications and analytical methods for determination based on a review of selected world literature.


Neonikotynoidy to substancje czynne insektycydów systemicznych o działaniu neuroaktywnym, stosowane w środkach ochrony roślin do zwalczania szkodliwych owadów. Celem pracy było syntetyczne przedstawienie najistotniejszych aspektów dotyczących właściwości związków neonikotynoidowych, ich zastosowania i analitycznych metod oznaczania w oparciu o przegląd wybranej literatury światowej.

Key words
neonicotionids; plant protection; physico-chemical characteristic; mode of action; residue determination; neonikotynoidy; ochrona roślin; charakterystyka fizykochemiczna; sposób działania; oznaczanie pozostałości

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Progress in Plant Protection (2020) 60: 41-48
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