Survey of pesticides used in the control of ectoparasites of farm animals in Ghana

  title={Survey of pesticides used in the control of ectoparasites of farm animals in Ghana},
  author={Bawa Awumbila and Eugene Bokuma},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
A study to identify the various types of pesticides used on farm animals in Ghana for the control of ectoparasites was conducted in 1989. Eleven organisations involved with pesticide use were questioned. Thirty organised farms and 110 kraals distributed throughout the 10 regions of Ghana were visited. Twenty different pesticides were in use. Of these 45% were organophosphates, 30% were synthetic pyrethroids, 15% were carbamates and 10% organochlorines. The most widely distributed and used… CONTINUE READING


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