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Pesticides and women in agriculture

Pesticides and women in agriculture

a pre-workshop survey in northern, eastern, and western states of India

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Published by Consumer Forum in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementproject director, H.K. Sawhney ; research associates, Bharti Diwan, Aarti Gombar.
ContributionsSawhney, H. K.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 95/60235 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination57, xxv, iii p.
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL945791M
LC Control Number95902613

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Pesticides and TPs could be grouped into:(a) Hydrophobic, persistent, and bioaccumulable pesticides that are strongly bound to soil. Pesticides that exhibit such behavior include the organochlorine DDT, endosulfan, endrin, heptachlor, lindane and their TPs.

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RESULTS: Women are increasingly exposed to pesticides in developing countries, where women's poisoning and other pesticide-related injuries seem to be greatly underestimated. Many of the effects of pesticides in human health will be the same for men and women, but not by: Pesticides are designed to cause mayhem with the nervous systems of their targets.

Lead arsenate was an inorganic pesticide, DDT an organochlorine compound. Both cause neurons to fire randomly, interfering with the ability of the brain to communicate with the rest of the body and leading to paralysis, spasms and death. Most pesticides are used in agriculture, but in about 74% of households in USA were reported to use at least one pesticide in the home.

c) Use has risen in developing countries and the fastest growing markets in Africa, Asia, South and Central America, Eastern Mediterranean. There is a high pesticide use on crops grown for export (Dr. Pesticide Safety Training for Employees Handling Pesticides. Definition You Need to Know.

Handle – means mixing, loading, transferring, applying (including chemigation), or assisting with the application (including flagging) of pesticides (it does not include: local, state, or federal officials performing inspection, sampling, or other similarFile Size: 2MB.

The use of chemicals in modern agriculture has significantly increased productivity. But it has also significantly increased the concentration of pesticides in food and in our environment, with associated negative effects on human health.

Annually there are dozens of million cases of pesticide poisonings. After all, cancer will kill one in every two men and one in every three women now alive, reports Samuel Epstein, chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition.

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In many societies, most work in the fields is done by women rather than men. As a. In recent decades an increase in the use of pesticides to protect plants from pests, diseases and weeds has been observed. There are many studies on the effects of various pesticides on non-target organisms.

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