Pesticide Factsheet: Paraquat


An alternative to Roundup in genetically modified crops with glyphosate-resistant weeds, Paraquat is a herbicide. used for broad-leaved weeds and grasses in more than 100 crops, especially oil palm, banana and tea plantations. Paraquat splashes can cause eye irritation, eye inflammation, blurred vision and blindness. Learn more about the health and environmental effects of this hazardous pesticide in this factsheet series by PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP).

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Title: Pesticide Factsheet: Paraquat
Authors: PANAP
Tags: pesticides
pesticide
hazardous chemicals
hazardous pesticides
health
factsheet
highly hazardous pesticides
paraquat
Date: 1-Feb-2012
Publisher: PANAP
URI: http://library.ipamglobal.org/jspui/handle/ipamlibrary/771
Category Type: Articles
Appears in Sub-Collections:Highly Hazardous Pesticides







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