Assessment of Pesticide-Related Pollution and Occupational Health of Vegetable Farmers in Benguet Province, Philippines

@article{Lu2017AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of Pesticide-Related Pollution and Occupational Health of Vegetable Farmers in Benguet Province, Philippines},
  author={J. L. Lu},
  journal={Journal of Health & Pollution},
  year={2017},
  volume={7},
  pages={49 - 57}
}
  • J. L. Lu
  • Published 2017
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Journal of Health & Pollution
  • Background. Agriculture accounts for 20% of the national income in the Philippines. In order to boost agricultural activity and prevent crop damage, farmers rely on pesticides for vector control and management. Objectives. The present study assessed the pesticide exposure and occupational health of agricultural farmers in the Philippines. The study site is one of the largest vegetable-producing provinces in the Philippines. Methods. This study employed both a survey questionnaire and physical… CONTINUE READING
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