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Toxic chemicals in agriculture

Toxic chemicals in agriculture

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Published by Her Majesty"s Stationery Office in London .
Written in English


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Statementreport to the Ministers of Agriculture and Fisheries, Health and Food, and to the Secretary of State for Scotland of the Working Party on Precautionary Measures against Toxic Chemicals used in Agriculture.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Working Party on Precautionary Measures against Toxic Chemicals used in Agriculture.
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Open LibraryOL18606746M

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Toxic Chemicals in Agriculture. The toxic effects in man of the anticholinesterase insecticide parathion (p-nitrophenyl diethyl thionophosphate). Bull Johns Hopkins Hosp.

Aug; 87 (21)–. A brief glimpse into the history of agricultural pesticides shows the true and deliberate toxic purpose of these chemicals. In the first organophosphate compounds were synthesized by Author: Georgina Downs.

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Great Britain. Working Party on Precautionary Measures against Toxic Chemicals Used in Agriculture. H.M. Stationery Office, - Agricultural chemicals.

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Review of the present safety arrangements for the use of toxic chemicals in agriculture and food storage. London, H.M.S.O. Agricultural Chemicals.

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It became clear that the factory, a large shed in the middle of farmland, was manufacturing toxic chemicals and that a leak of one of these, fluoroacetamide, led to Britain’s first documented.Chemicals and agriculture Chemicals are used in every facet of life and are present in a bewildering range of products and applications.

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