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Document ID (ISN)41061
CIS number 84-229
ISSN - Serial title Journal of the Japanese Association of Rural Medicine
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Shiwaku K., Hirai K., Torii M., Tsuboi T.
Title Skin injuries caused by pesticides among farmers in a citrus fruit area
Bibliographic information May 1983, Vol.32, No.1, p.22-28. 11 ref.
Abstract About 70% of farmers in a citrus fruit-growing area in the Ehime prefecture (Japan) had experienced contact dermatitis due to pesticides. Dithianone, maneb and manzeb were the pesticides which frequently caused skin lesions. The incidence rate of skin injuries caused by spraying pesticides was 0% in males and 3.8% in females in May, 8.2% in males and 13.0% in females in June, and increased to 26.0% in males and 50% in females in July.
Descriptors (primary) seasonal variation; orchards; eczema; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) TEDP; maneb; sex-linked differences; crop protection; manzeb
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Agricultural chemicals
Natural phenomena