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Document ID (ISN)56022
CIS number 91-918
ISSN - Serial title 0023-8082 - Landtechnik
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hildebrandt A., Sch÷n H., Mayer E.
Title Duration of exposure in chemical crop protection in agriculture
Original title Expositionsdauer beim chemischen Pflanzenschutz im Ackerbau [in German]
Bibliographic information 1990, Vol.45, No.3, p.120-122. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract A questionnaire survey was conducted between 1977 and 1979 in approximately 1,500 crop farms in the Federal Republic of Germany to determine the frequency and amount of pesticide application. A follow-up study in 1987 included 500 of these farms. Data are presented for winter wheat, winter barley and sugar-beet. With these data and the data of a job study the length of exposure to pesticides was determined. For 100, 60 and 30ha crop farms 127, 85 and 37 hours of pesticide exposure were obtained, respectively.
Descriptors (primary) cereal farming; pesticides; length of exposure; exposure evaluation; crop farming; crop protection
Descriptors (secondary) agricultural operations; occupational hygiene evaluation; exposure; agriculture; job study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals