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International Journal of Home Science

2022, VOL. 8 ISSUE 2, PART E

A survey research on the use of protective clothing by pesticide sprayers of Tarai region (Uttarakhand)

Author(s): Jyoti Joshi and Manisha Gahlot
Abstract:
India is basically an agrarian country with approximately 70 per cent of its population dependent on agriculture and allied industries for livelihood. There is an exponential increase in the use of chemical sprays (pesticides) for the control of diseases, insects and pests in the agricultural fields that affects the crops and induces the health hazard in human beings. The present study is an endeavor to know the clothing practices of the farmers during farm activities mainly at the time of pesticide spraying. A survey was conducted to collect the above information through interview schedule.
Pages: 297-301  |  50 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Jyoti Joshi, Manisha Gahlot. A survey research on the use of protective clothing by pesticide sprayers of Tarai region (Uttarakhand). Int J Home Sci 2022;8(2):297-301.
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