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World Bank [2005-06]
The objective of this paper is to: (a) review World Bank's pest management activities during 1999-2004; (b) assess those in view of the changes in the external and internal contexts; (c) identify appropriate opportunities of engagement on pest and pesticide issues; and (d) suggest means to further promote sound pest management in the World Bank operations. The importance of sound pest manageme ...
SUBJECT: hazardous chemicals; biological control; ipm; water resources; poor farmers
Kelly, Lauren [2005-10-25]
At the request of the World Bank's Executive Board, the Bank's Operations Evaluation Department (OED) has been conducting an evaluation of the Bank's involvement in global programs. The Phase 1 Report titled The World Bank's Approach to Global Programs focused on the strategic and programmatic management of the Bank's global portfolio of 70 programs in five Bank Networks (a cluster of c ...
SUBJECT: agricultural operations; coffee; biological control; domestic animals; natural resource management
Wilson, John S. et al. [2002-03]
How governments regulate food safety and environmental protection, including pesticide residue levels, has important implications for trade. The World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial held in Doha, Qatar in November 2001, included statements on standards, and their impact on market access for developing countries. These issues will continue to be important in trade policy dialogues. ...
SUBJECT: pesticide hazards; trade regulation; developed countries; crops; farm
Dasgupta, Susmita et al. [2005-06]
In this paper, the authors have assessed the incidence and determinants of pesticide poisoning among rice farmers in Vietnam's Mekong Delta. Blood cholinesterase tests suggest that the incidence of poisoning from exposure to organophosphates and carbamates is quite high in Vietnam. Using the medical test results as benchmarks, the authors find that farmers' self-reported symptoms have very wea ...
SUBJECT: pesticide hazards; environmental health; fatigue; ipm; skin diseases
World Bank 
In response to numerous reports and claims of poor quality or fake fertilizer that were extensively reported by farmers, fertilizer dealers, and government officials of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) over the past three years, the World Bank, in support of the Royal Government of Cambodia and in response to the food crisis through the smallholder agricultura ...
SUBJECT: credit; chemical fertilizer; soils; fertilizer quality control; certified seed
Combined determination of bifenthrin and chlorpyrifos (Pyrinex Super preparation) in sugar beet tops and roots by gas-chromatographic method
Bykovskij, A.V. 
The presence of the identification methods of active pesticides which could be recommended for crop protection against harmful organisms and weeds proved to be the necessary condition for imported preparations registration and their residue control in the produced products. Results of studies of the development of a method for the combined determination of active ingredients (bifenthrin and ch ...
SUBJECT: pesticide resistance; toxicity; belarus; mode of action; pesticidal properties
POSTED TO: Plant Protection : manual of proceedings [0135-3705]
Comprehensive Assessment of the Agriculture Sector in Liberia : Volume 2, Sub-sector Reports, Part I
Ministry of Agriculture [2007-01-01]
The overall objective of the Comprehensive Assessment of the Agricultural Sector (CAAS) is to provide an evidence base to enable appropriate strategic policy responses by the Government of Liberia (GoL) and its development partners in order to maximize the contribution of the agriculture sector to the Government's overarching policy objectives. Given the strong relationship between grow ...
SUBJECT: juices; fish farmers; agricultural extension; dry season; farm
Giertz, Asa et al. 
With more than three-quarters of its workforce employed in agriculture, Malawi is highly vulnerable to any adverse events affecting the agriculture sector, and agricultural risks are ever present in the country. Agricultural risks can obstruct development and enforce poverty traps, particularly for a country as reliant on agriculture as Malawi. Because of the size of the sector in the e ...
SUBJECT: logistics; baking; credit; plant pests; cereal production
Evaluation of the seed-dressing insecticide, imidal 70 WS (imidacloprid), against the central shootfly, atherigona soccata rondani (diptera: muscidae) on sorghum
Suliman, E.H., Agricultural Research Corporation, Gedarif Research Station 
The experiment was conducted under rain-fed conditions in the northern part of Gedarif State in season 2007/08 to evaluate the efficacy of Imidal 70 WS (imidacloprid) for the control of the central shootfly (Atherigona soccata) on sorghum. Data collected included number of plants with dead heart, % crop emergence, % damage and sorghum grain yield. The results showed that Imidal 70 WS and its c ...
SUBJECT: pests of plants; protection des plantes; plagas de plantas; sudan; soudan
Activity and substrate specificity of the esterase associated with organophosphorus insecticide resistance in the Kanzawa spider mite, Tetranychus kanzawai Kishida [on strawberry] (Acarina: Tetranychidae)
Kuwahara, M. et al. [feb1982]
SUBJECT: pesticide resistance; arthropode; propiedades fisico-quimicas; hidrolasas; economic plants
POSTED TO: Applied Entomology and Zoology (Japan) [0003-6862]