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Health effects and pesticide perception as determinants of pesticide use : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

Abstract

In a recent survey of 820 Boro (winter rice), potato, bean, eggplant, cabbage, sugarcane, and mango farmers in Bangladesh, over 47 percent of farmers were found to be overusing pesticides. With only 4 percent of farmers formally trained in pesticide use... See More +

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  • Dasgupta, Susmita; Meisner, Craig; Huq, Mainul;
  • 2005/11/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS3776
  • 1 of 1
  • Bangladesh
  • South Asia
  • Health effects and pesticide perception as determinants of pesticide use : evidence from Bangladesh
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