Table 5. Analysis of the Priority Pesticide Program Commodity Samples

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    Total     Residues Detected     Percent %     Illegal Residues     Percent %     No Residue Detected     Percent %  
TOTALS 1695 320 18.88 0 0 1375 81.12
ALMOND 220 0 0 0 0 220 100
APRICOT 35 4 11.43 0 0 31 88.57
BROCCOLI 31 4 12.9 0 0 27 87.1
CANTALOUPE 115 16 13.91 0 0 99 86.09
CELERY (LEAFY VEGETABLE) 11 0 0 0 0 11 100
CHERRY 13 0 0 0 0 13 100
CORN, SWEET (FRESH MKT. AND GRAIN CROP) 30 0 0 0 0 30 100
CUCURBITS (ALL OR UNSPEC) 5 0 0 0 0 5 100
GRAPES (ALL OR UNSPEC) 24 23 95.83 0 0 1 4.17
HONEYDEW AND/OR HONEY BALL MELONS 223 5 2.24 0 0 218 97.76
LEMON 80 60 75 0 0 20 25
MELONS (ALL OR UNSPEC) 73 14 19.18 0 0 59 80.82
NECTARINE 195 57 29.23 0 0 138 70.77
ORANGE (ALL OR UNSPEC) 417 92 22.06 0 0 325 77.94
ORANGE, SWEET 2 0 0 0 0 2 100
PEAR 35 1 2.86 0 0 34 97.14
PLUM (INCLUDES WILD PLUMS FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION) 35 0 0 0 0 35 100
POTATO (WHITE, IRISH, RED, RUSSET) 6 1 16.67 0 0 5 83.33
PRUNE 21 0 0 0 0 21 100
SQUASH (ALL OR UNSPEC) 2 0 0 0 0 2 100
STRAWBERRY (ALL OR UNSPEC) 99 40 40.4 0 0 59 59.6
TANGELO 1 0 0 0 0 1 100
TANGERINE (MANDARIN, SATSUMA, MURCOTT, ETC.) 5 3 60 0 0 2 40
WATERMELONS 17 0 0 0 0 17 100