Self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka: small-area variations in incidence
- Pesticide use and opportunities of exposure among farmers and their families: cross-sectional studies 1998-2006 from Hebron governorate,
occupied Palestinian territory. Issa, Yaser; Sham'a, Farid Abu; Nijem, Khaldoun; Bjertness, Espen; Kristensen, Petter // Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source;2010, Vol. 9, p63
Background: Adverse health effects caused by pesticide exposure have been reported in occupied Palestinian territory and the world at large. The objective of this paper is to compare patterns of pesticide use in Beit-U'mmar village, West Bank, between 1998 and 2006. Methods: We studied two...
- Factors Affecting on Greenhouse Workers' Attitude towards Pesticide Use, A Case Study in Hashtgerd City, Iran. Najafabadi, Maryam Omidi; Mohammadi, Zohreh // Annals of Biological Research;2011, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p165
The inappropriate use of pesticides has created side effects such as resistance to pesticides, outbreak of new or secondary pests, environmental toxicity, and human health issues. The aim of this study was to investigate which factors influence green house workers' attitudes to pesticide use in...
- Extermination strategies reported in the NYC Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004: Prevalence and predictors. Ralph, Nancy L; Kelvin, Elizabeth A // Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p392
It is likely that household extermination is a major source of pesticide exposure for urban residents. Little is known about the predictors of residential pest control strategies in urban areas, and greater knowledge of these may help identify who is at risk for higher pesticide exposure. Study...
- Use-Exposure Relationships of Pesticides for Aquatic Risk Assessment. Yuzhou Luo; Spurlock, Frank; Xin Deng; Gill, Sheryl; Goh, Kean // PLoS ONE;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p1
Field-scale environmental models have been widely used in aquatic exposure assessments of pesticides. Those models usually require a large set of input parameters and separate simulations for each pesticide in evaluation. In this study, a simple use-exposure relationship is developed based on...
- Pets & pesticides. Scott, Geoff // Current Health 2;Mar1994, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p26
Focuses on pesticides and their effects. Specificity of chemical pesticides; Problems encountered with improper use of pesticides; Seriousness of problems of pets and pesticides; Ways for keeping pets and the family safe from chemical hazards in the home and yard. INSETS: Nontoxic pet...
- Ecological bug-busters: who ya gonna call? Burke, William K. // E: The Environmental Magazine;May/Jun1992, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p52
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- Erase the Myths About Pesticides in Schools. Gooch, Heather // Pest Control;Mar2000, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p49
Focuses on the myths about pesticides in schools in the United States. Definition of integrated pest management; Provisions of the School Environmental Protection Act; Pest problems in schools. INSETS: Education and Communication are Key for School IPM Success.;How Can PMPs Implement a School...
- APCA Braces for Anti-Pesticide Fight. // Pest Control;Mar2000, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p65
Reports on a provincial pesticide bylaw proposed by the Halifax Regional Area Council in Nova Scotia. Public hearings on the proposal; Ban of pesticides in the municipality.
- ASEQ Works Toward Getting Government's Cooperation. // Pest Control;Mar2000, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p68
Reports on the cooperation between the Quebec government and the Association des Specialistes en Extermination du Quebec. Governmental restriction on pesticide products; Occurrence of poisonings.