Stories Tagged 'Pesticide'
The importance of developing an effective pest prevention mechanism cannot be overstated
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Six members of a family died and 20 others have been taken ill apparently after eating poison-laced chapattis at Pida-8 of Tukun in Dhading district on Sunday.
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Fifteen countries in Asia Pacific region, including Nepal, have prepared country-specific action plans to monitor and control the use of pesticides in the farming sector.
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A youth died while was spraying pesticide in his kitchen garden in Sundarpur VDC of Mohattari district on Friday.
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Pesticide
Nearly 14 pc of the vegetables that are currently supplied to the Kalimati Vegetable Market have been found with a high level of pesticides residue making them unfit for consumption.
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Editorial

Subtle poison

Jun 20 2014

It was in the 1950s that Nepal first started to import pesticides. Purchased through grants provided by USAID, chemicals were used to control malaria.
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