Risk assessment in agricultural systems associated with the use of pesticides in the Municipality of Kukra Hill, Nicaragua, Central America

A. Flores-Pacheco*, A. Mairena, J. Espluga

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The present reach's is intended to identify and to categorize the human risks and acclimatize associates to the utilization of pesticides in the agricultural activities at Kukra Hill's municipality, South Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAS), Nicaragua. He was worked up from the evaluation of his concentrations at grounds and superficial run-offs in areas of agricultural use, what is complemented with a labor investigation of safeness's, so much yellow light like corrective, than them agriculture the applicators accomplish in their daily works. Presence was possible to be determined that there exists and concentration of molecules of pesticide in concentrations underneath the levels of detection permissible according to values you drive Canadian of quality of ground of agricultural use for the environmental protection and human health the private and governmental-institutions agronomists Have Included technicians' testimonies themselves. Results evidence a scarce use of personal protections and an important labor and extra-labor exposure to pesticides.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-44
Number of pages11
JournalNexo, Revista Científica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013


  • Pesticides
  • human and environmental risks
  • job safety
  • analysis in soils and waters

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