Small-Scale Tomato Cultivators’ Perception on Pesticides Usage and Practices in Buea Cameroon

  title={Small-Scale Tomato Cultivators’ Perception on Pesticides Usage and Practices in Buea Cameroon},
  author={T. E. Tandi and C. Wook and Tumenta Terence Shendeh and Eko Eko and Chick Ofilia Afoh},
  • T. E. Tandi, C. Wook, +2 authors Chick Ofilia Afoh
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Health
  • It has been shown that farmers with limited knowledge of the use and safe handling of pesticides may suffer exposure which results in adverse health effects. In Buea, Cameroon, small-scale tomato farmers commonly use pesticides for pest control. Information was obtained from these tomato farmers to determine the extent and types of their pesticide use, their knowledge of pesticide use and effectiveness, and their perception of potential harm resulting from pesticide use. A standardized… CONTINUE READING
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