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Document ID (ISN)56681
CIS number 91-1610
ISSN - Serial title 0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de saúde ocupacional
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Garcia E.G., de Almeida W.F.
Title Exposure of Brazilian rural workers to agricultural chemicals
Original title Exposição dos trabalhadores rurais aos agrotóxicos no Brasil [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 1991, Vol.19, No.72, p.7-11.
Abstract Presentation of data on the potential exposure of rural workers in Brazil to agricultural chemicals (principally pesticides and herbicides). The data are on the consumption of such chemicals and the number of rural workers, by state, agricultural product (cotton, rice, cocoa, coffee, sugar-cane, horticulture, millet, soya beans, wheat), and type and size of farms.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; agriculture; exposure evaluation; Brazil
Descriptors (secondary) cocoa; coffee; cotton; soya beans; developing countries; wheat; rice; statistics; horticulture; sugar cane
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Agricultural chemicals