3 edition of Safe and effective use of crop protection products in developing countries found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[edited by] John Atkin, Klaus M. Leisinger ; International Steering Committee, Risk Fund Project, Beda Angehrn ... [et al.] ; other contributors, Linda Starke, editor ; Montague Yudelman, senior advisor.|
|Contributions||Atkin, John, 1953-, Leisinger, Klaus M.|
|LC Classifications||SB950.3.D44 S26 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 163 p. :|
|Number of Pages||163|
|LC Control Number||00301097|
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: Safe and Effective Use of Crop Protection Products in Developing Countries (Cabi) (): Atkin, John, Leisinger, Klaus M.: Books. This book reports the results of a 7-year long research programme that examined the best way to encourage farmers in different developing countries to use crop protection products safely and effectively.
Its aim is to investigate how to reduce crop losses, while minimizing harmful side effects to human health and the environment.
India, Mexico, and Zimbabwe were chosen as the three project. Get this from a library. Safe and effective use of crop protection products in developing countries.
[John Atkin; Klaus M Leisinger; Beda Angehrn; Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development.;]. other agricultural workers using crop protection products. The effort to improve the knowledge and advice in this area is very much in the spirit of the FAO International Code of Conduct on the Distribution and Use of P e s t i c i d e s and I recommend these guidelines to all concerned with the safe and effective use of crop protection products.
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In recent decades, thanks to successful research and development in the field of agronomy, a wide variety of crop protection products have provided farmers with a set of carefully tailored tools for the production of safe and healthy crops.
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Purchase Crop Production and Crop Protection - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN A safe food supply begins with protecting crops from diseases and toxins. Today's crop-protection products are designed with people and the environment in mind.
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50, Monheim am Rhein, Germany. Self-poisoning with pesticides is a major global public-health problem, with estimates of deaths a year in the Asia-Pacific region alone. 1 WHO now estimates that pesticide ingestion is the most common method of suicide worldwide, and has responded by launching a global Pesticides and Health Initiative.
2,3 Several approaches have been proposed to reduce the high morbidity and. This approach prevents the restriction or banning of effective, useful products that benefit society by controlling pests that threaten crop yields and farmer livelihoods.
For farmers, the responsible use of effective crop protection products offers significant benefits, as long as the risk to human health and the environment is minimized to an. more effective, and decrease environmental impact. These include: • Nitrogen management products such as Vibelsol® and Vizura® that reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Crop protection products such as the herbicide Kixor® that enable farmers to grow crops without plowing, reducing CO 2 emissions from the soil and diesel use.
Microbial pesticides offer a great potential, and it is anticipated that they will become a substantial part of the use of all crop protection products. Their development and commercialization, however, has been difficult and with many failures.
For the first time, a rational and structured roadmap has been designed for the development and. We study levels and trends in agricultural pesticide use for a large cross-section of countries using FAO data for the period – Our analysis shows that a 1% increase in crop output per hectare is associated with a % increase in pesticide use per hectare but that the growth in intensity of pesticide use levels off as countries reach a higher level of economic development.
T he use of crop protection and biotechnology products is essential for maintaining and increasing agricultural productivity and improving farmer livelihoods on the African continent.
However, this must be achieved with minimum risk to human health and the environment. To achieve this CropLife Africa Middle East, along with its member companies and associations, actively develops and promotes.
Asia pacific is leading the growth in crop protection chemicals market because of the population, its demand and the need of economical crop care products for small scale farmers.
India and China are leading countries in this region for the fore-mentioned reasons and are expected to drive the growth of crop protection chemicals industry of the. D emand for grain has increased almost 90% since and will continue to increase at an average rate of around % per year.
However, crop pests, diseases and weeds result in loss of up to 40% of global crop yield every year. Crop protection products are vital to the production of a safe, affordable and abundant supply of crops.
The 7 billion global population is projected to grow by 70 million per annum, increasing by 30 % to billion by This increased population density is projected to increase demand for food production by 70 % notably due to changes in dietary habits in developing countries towards high quality food, e.g.
greater consumption of meat and milk products and to the increasing use of grains. Nanotechnology is a breakthrough in agriculture as it plays a key role in development of new-generation pesticides and safe carriers, removal of contaminants from soil and water bodies, use of clay minerals as receptacles for nanoresources involving nutrient ion receptors, precision water management, regenerating soil fertility, reclamation of.
The Need: Improving the efficacy of existing crop-protection products and reduce the usage of hazardous materials.
The Solution: A generic biological crop-protection solution that induce tolerance in crops against various pathogens, including insects, fungus, bacteria and be implemented as a stand-alone product or as enhancer to chemical crop-protection products that improves.
Insecticide use in the US has declined by more than half since .6%/yr), mostly due to the near phase-out of organophosphates.
In corn fields, the decline was even steeper, due to the switchover to transgenic Bt corn. For the global market of crop protection products, market analysts forecast revenues of over 52 billion US$ in reduce the use of chemical pesticides in cultivation of food for human, use of pesticide in crop production should also be reduced.
The new toxicity and residue standards e.g. Food Quality. Other countries should follow suit if developing countries are to embrace the technology without fear of losing trade. The ability of developing country farmers to produce higher yields (with reduced crop losses due to better weed and pest control) while lowering their input costs (labor and pesticide costs) is a significant factor in helping.
Without crop protection chemicals agriculture would be less efficient. Research done over the past 20 years, mainly by Dr Erich-Christian Oerke and his colleagues at the University of Bonn in Germany, has shown that overall crop yields would be around half their current levels without the use of crop protection products.
The increase in demand for agricultural produce necessitates the continuous search for affordable, ecofriendly, readily available crop protectors, and food preservatives.
Historically, the use of various chemicals was employed in controlling plant diseases and to maintain food quality. In the past few decades, several natural product-based alternatives have been discovered and projected as.
The general urge to reduce pesticide use through systems like IPM and biological control needs to be encouraged but the use of pesticides is likely to show a moderate increase for some years to come and this aligns with the need for improved crop protection in a world with ever expanding needs for food.
The result is a growing political and public backlash that retards the innovation of new products, restricts, and even bans from the market perfectly safe, effective, and established products.
The increasing momentum toward expanding bans on pesticides in Europe has called into question the very viability of agriculture 15 on that continent. Bayer added it will only sell crop protection products in developing countries if they also meet the safety standards of a majority of eight leading global regulators in jurisdictions such as the.
Meeting Agriculture's Need for Safe, Effective Pest Control Products. FQPA acknowledges the importance of "reduced-risk pesticides" and supports expedited review to help these pesticides reach the market sooner and replace older and potentially riskier chemicals.
The law defines a reduced risk pesticide as one which may reasonably be expected. Like all agricultural innovations, crop protection products have evolved tremendously since their inception.
From natural chemical elements to plant- and metal-based insecticides to synthetic products, formulations have drastically changed and for the better: today’s products are more sustainable, targeted, efficient and environmentally.
The Stewardship Day activities were also refreshed to attract more farmers to the event and help easily deliver the key theme of “Effective and Responsible use of crop protection products”.In the morning, apart from seminars to address the five Golden Rules* and the four Rights of using crop protection products, a farmers’ performance contest was designed to keep them more engaged.
exports more agricultural products than it imports. Crop production can also impact international relationships by building allies and friendships with other countries.
Some developing countries produce agricultural crops and sell them on the world market. For some developing countries, the sale of agricultural products may be their. The Better Life Farming Alliance, an initiative led by Bayer, helps farmers in the developing world grow their farms into sustainable businesses by providing a comprehensive approach, offering support in areas such as seed planting, precision irrigation, crop protection, finance, and insurance.
Already present in several countries in Southeast. FMC and Zymergen will develop a new, and faster, natural products discovery process that leads to the development of novel crop protection solutions for growers around the world. This is to ensure that only registered crop protection products are traded and used safely and responsibly.
AAK recognizes the commitment that has .