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Document ID (ISN)62086
CIS number 94-615
ISSN - Serial title 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Igbedioh S.O.
Title Effects of agricultural pesticides on humans, animals and higher plants in developing countries
Bibliographic information July/Aug. 1991, Vol.46, No.4, p.218-224. 52 ref.
Abstract Undesirable side effects that result from the indiscriminate use of agricultural pesticides in developing countries are widespread. This has captured the attention of health workers, governments, and environmental protection agencies. In fact, the potential health effects of long-term exposure to humans, animals, and higher plants are of great concern. This study examines the effects of agricultural pesticides on such living forms and explores modes of action, and presents strategies to minimize the deleterious effects of pesticides to living forms in developing countries.
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; pesticides; developing countries; toxicity evaluation; agriculture; environment
Descriptors (secondary) herbicides; animals; agricultural operations; fungicides; insecticides
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNigeria
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH in developing countries
Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals