Gordon Turnbull

Gordon works on the detection and measurement of chemical residues in a wide range of GLP studies.

Gordon Turnbull


  • Area of expertise
    Detection and measurement of chemical residues
  • Years of experience
    25+
  • Highest qualification
    MSc

Gordon works on the detection and measurement of herbicide, pesticide, veterinary medicine and other chemical residues, and in the conduct of GLP studies. As a GLP study director, Gordon has conducted a wide range of studies including method development and the analysis of crops, animal tissues and environmental samples.

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Regulations and restrictions on the use of chemicals to tackle plant and animal pests and diseases are becoming increasingly stringent, which means the range of chemical options available for tackling these threats is constantly being eroded. It’s essential to ensure that any chemicals used in the environment do not pose a threat to plants, wildlife and ecosystems, while ensuring they are effective against target pests and diseases.


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Latest Papers and Articles

Jones, A. and Turnbull, G. (2016) Neonicotinoid Concentrations in UK Honey from 2013. Pest Management Science, 2016; 72: 1897-1900 [Wiley Online Library]

Jones, A., Harrington, P. and Turnbull, G. (2014) - Neonicotinoid Concentrations in Arable Soils After Seed Treatment Applications in Preceding Years. Pest Management Science, 2014 Doc; 70(12): 1780-4 [Wiley Online Library: 9 July 2014]

Brown PM; Turnbull G; Charman S; Charlton AJA; Jones A; (2005) Analytical Methods Used in the United Kingdom Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme for the Detection of Animal Poisoning by Pesticides. Journal of AOAC International 88(1),204-220.

Jones A; McGaw S; Ross L; McCoy C; Turnbull G; Charlton AJAC; Hird S; (2001) Recent Advances in Analytical Techniques to Investigate Pesticide Poisoning of Wildlife. Pesticides and Wildlife 254p

McDonald R A, Harris S, Turnbull G, Brown P and Fletcher M (1998). Anticoagulant Rodenticides in Stoats (Mustela erminea) and Weasels (Mustela nivalis) in England. Environmental Pollution 103, 17-23.

Gordon and his team work with customers to deliver the following services within Fera...

Detection and measurement of chemical residues.

Ecotoxicology

Ecotoxicology

Helping commercial companies to accurately assess the toxic impacts of plant-protection products and veterinary medicines on a range of ecosystems and species.

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Consultancy

Consultancy

Fera consultancy services support you through the regulatory processes required to register your chemical products and biocides in the EU.

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Environmental Fate

Environmental Fate

Regulations-compliant environmental fate studies provide essential data on the fate and behaviour of a range of chemicals in the environment including pesticides.

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