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Risk Assessment of Pesticide Exposure on Farmers Health

 

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The present study evaluates the level of farmers' pesticide use practiced to pest control, their knowledge and perception of the impact of pesticides on environment. A questionnaire survey has been conducted to collect the data from the farmers. Data have been collected from 150 farmers of Bangladesh. The study revealed that the respondents of sprayer’s category (75) have better knowledge on the pesticide poisoning through skin contact compared to non sprayer’s category (75). Respondents have given emphasis on the washing hand after the handling of pesticides (73%), washing body after handling pesticides (73%), changing clothes (69%), willing to receive IPM training (59%) etc. Headache (65), excessive sweating (61) and thirst (61) were found major in the farmers of sprayer group whereas farmers of both sprayers (72) and non sprayer group (70) argued that weakness is a very common symptoms experienced by them. About 46.7% of the respondents found to have more than BDT. 2000 per annum of the loss of productivity and there is a gradual inclination in the regard. 40% of the respondents found to have WTP of less than BDT. 1000 per household per annum.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC42108
AuthorAhmad Kamruzzaman Majumder,Md. Enayet Hossain and Shahriar Iqbal
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages92
Publishing Year2012-10-05T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3639453836
Edition1 st
Book TypeGeography
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandAV Akademikerverlag
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