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Document ID (ISN)60050
CIS number 93-950
ISBN(s) 955-607-001-X
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Fernando R.
Title Pesticides in Sri Lanka: Documentation of selected literature and legal aspects
Bibliographic information Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 14, Rotunda Gardens, Colombo 3, Sri Lanka, 1989. ix, 255p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This book is a collection of selected literature and legal documentation concerning pesticides use in Sri Lanka. The literature covers general and economic aspects; methods of pest control in agriculture, especially in rice, vegetables and tea production; occupational exposure to pesticides and safety and health at work; and medical and clinical aspects of pesticide poisoning. The legal documentation includes the Control of Pesticides Act No.33 of 1980, the additional regulations of 1985, a list of prohibited pesticides and the list of products registered under the Act including their common names, trade names, formulations and uses.
Descriptors (primary) Sri Lanka; pesticides; legal aspects
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; literature survey; compendium; occupational safety and health; exposure; crop protection; list of chemical substances; economic aspects; law; pathology
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSri Lanka
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals