|Document ID (ISN)||49171|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0783-6201 - East African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
|Convention or series no.
||Pesticide hazards in the tropics
||15 Apr. 1987, p.4-7. Illus. 13 ref.
||The problems with pesticide use in the tropics are different because of lack of guidance, hot environment and minimal clothing, aggravated ecological problems, need for formulation without proper controls, use and misuse in rural and urban areas. Poisoning and fatalities are noted; the information necessary for a monitoring system is given.
||tropical climate; developing countries; health hazards; pesticides
||poisoning; agriculture; fatalities
||D - Periodical articles
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)
||OSH in developing countries