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Current status of pesticide use in Papua New Guinea

Otto Ngere

Current status of pesticide use in Papua New Guinea

paper presented at the Regional Workshop on Pesticide Management held at USP Alafua Campus, Western Samoa, 7-11 September 1998

by Otto Ngere

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Published by National Agricultural Research Institute in Papua New Guinea .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Papua New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Pesticides -- Papua New Guinea.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementOtto Ngere and Adrian Schuhbeck.
      SeriesNARI conference paper series ;, conference paper no. 3
      ContributionsSchuhbeck, Adrian., National Agricultural Research Institute (Papua New Guinea), Regional Workshop on Pesticide Management (1998 : Western Samoa)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB950.3.P26 N54 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 23 p. :
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3753824M
      LC Control Number2003446368

        “In the U.S., the acceptable level of pesticide and herbicide use in crops is set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) based on a standard of reasonable certainty that the use would cause no harm to human health or the environment,” says the company spokesman. Pesticide use raises a number of environmental concerns. Over 98% of sprayed insecticides and 95% of herbicides reach a destination other than their target species, including non-target species, air, water and soil. Pesticide drift occurs when pesticides suspended in the air as particles are carried by wind to other areas, potentially contaminating them.


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