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Pollution from farming

in Environmental Pollution Studies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239239
eISBN:
9781846313035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239239.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The practice of using pesticides and artificial fertilizers by farmers has contributed to water pollution. To increase the yield of crops, farmers apply many chemicals to kill pests and artificial ... More


Assessing the Scope and Severity of Pesticide Drift

Jill Lindsey Harrison

in Pesticide Drift and the Pursuit of Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015981
eISBN:
9780262298766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015981.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Pesticide drift is a problem that needs critical examination, and to substantiate this assertion, the author presents technical evidence of pesticide illness and drift. This chapter begins with a ... More


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