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Infographic: Higher toxicity pesticides used in developing world pose environmental, health problems

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Surveys of farm worker health are scarce, but it's clear that pesticides cause more harm in the developing world. More ...
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Infographic: Pesticides getting safer, developed countries using less

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Developed countries have phased out the more dangerous chemicals, such as parathion and other organophosphates. After the US Food Quality ...
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Infographic: Enhancing yields, preventing disease

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Long-term research plots have shown increases in wheat yield from controlling weeds and disease. Gains from plowing fallow fields were ...
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Infographic: More demand, many uses of pesticides worldwide

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Pesticide sales are increasing in Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. In addition, companies often charge lower prices for older ...
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Infographic: Pesticide use on arable land between 2005 – 2009

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In a world of humanmade chemicals, pesticides are second only to fertilizer in the amount applied and the extent of ...