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Health status and pesticide exposure level of terrestrial pesticide applicators in Córdoba, Argentina
Pesticide exposure in rural areas affects a sector of the population that is highly exposed and very vulnerable. Thus, agricultural workers represent a highly vulnerable population to the toxic effects of pesticide exposure. ...
Assessing residents' attitudes and practices of pesticide use in Aripo sub-catchment, Trinidad and Tobago
With increasing modernization of agriculture pesticides became one of the biggest threats for local aquatic ecosystems in Trinidad. The Caroni presents a typical watershed exposed to pesticides. We studied in the Aripo ...
RESIDUES OF PESTICIDES IN FOOD: A GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL PREOCCUPATION - FOCUSSING ON APPLES.
(Soc Brasileira QuimicaSao PauloBrasil, 2009)
Pesticides in water and sediments of Chacahua-Pastoria Lagoon System, Oaxaca, Mexico
This is the first report about the presence of pesticide residues in water and sediments from Chacahua-Pastoria Lagoon System in the Oaxaca Coast, Mexico. Organochlorine and organophosphate pesticides were analyzed in water ...
Promoting the absence of pesticides through product labels: the role of showing a specific description of the harmful effects, environmental attitude, and familiarity with pesticides
Few studies have analyzed the mechanisms of how environmental labels influence consumers' perception and consequent behavior. The present study puts forth specific questions of how pesticide-free products should be promoted ...