Friday, June 13, 2008

Endosulfan Abuse

It could be the highly seasonal nature of the business, or perhaps a rapid rise in demand, but the pesticide industry needs to do more to prevent abuse of its product category.

Investments in generating safety data cannot provide sustainable returns if label instructions are not followed.

The distribution chain can add value by providing professional and skilled application services.

The spread of the Internet makes it easier than before for extension authorities at central locations to guide farmers in this respect, wherever they may be. It is significant that the World Wide Web accommodates multi-media data exchange, and a growing number of scripts as well.

Here is a link to the situation in parts of Nigeria:

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