Public Health Impact of Pesticides Used in Agriculture
Production and use of pesticides - Toxic effects of pesticides - Short and long-term health effects of pesticides : epidemiological data - Populations at risk - Public health impact - Prevention of pesticide poisoning.
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PRODUCTION AND USE OF PESTICIDES
EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL DATA ON TOXIC EFFECTS
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accidental active acute addition agricultural amounts animal application areas assessment associated attempts biological body weight cancer carcinogenicity caused Chapter chemical chronic Class Classification compounds concentration contamination crops developing countries disease dose environment Environmental epidemiological studies estimated evaluation evidence example exposed extent farming Figure formulations fungicides Geneva groups hazardous health effects health impact herbicides human human milk IARC important incidence increase indicate individual insecticides intake International involved lack less levels limited long-term losses major manufacturing measures methods mg/kg million monitoring occupational exposure occur organochlorine particularly pest pesticide exposure pesticide poisoning population possible potential practice prevention problems production programmes protection public health recommended reported residues risk severe showing skin solid Source specific spraying studies suicide Table term tests tons toxic workers World Health Organization