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Document ID (ISN)112228
CIS number 11-0856
ISSN - Serial title 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schilmann A., Lacasaña M., Blanco-Muñoz J., Aguilar-Garduño C., Salinas-Rodríguez A., Flores-Aldana M., Cebrián M.E.
Title Identifying pesticide use patterns among flower growers to assess occupational exposure to mixtures
Bibliographic information May 2010, Vol.67, No.5, p.323-329. 36 ref.
Abstract The aim of this cross-sectional study was to identify seasonal pesticide use patterns among flower growers in Mexico. Data on pesticide use were obtained by means of questionnaires addressed to the person in charge of the participating flower growing farms. Complete information was obtained for 88 farms and 23 pesticides were included in the analysis. Findings are presented.
Descriptors (primary) Mexico; pesticides; exposure evaluation; flower and perfume-plant growing
Descriptors (secondary) mixtures; insecticides; fungicides; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Exposure evaluation