Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Agrotóxicos : condiciones de utilización en la horticultura de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Osvaldo Javier Souza Casadinho, Silvia Liliana Bocero


The plagues control through pesticides is one of the most important social-environmental problems in Buenos Aires.The pesticides way utilization increases the application doses and its frequency to change for more and more toxic products. The pesticides manipulation reflects uncertain situations in security, training levels and prevention. For the consulted producers, the agronomic and economic risks control is more important than health and environment risks.The producers’ conditional are the pesticides suppliers and consumers strategies as domineering mode of valuation, thought and organization. This article combines two case studies that include deep interviews, survey and consultations from secondary sources.

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