Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Agenda

Govinda Bhandari

Date: 02 February 2021
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Location: Auditorium, Wageningen

Dissertation title: 

Pesticide Use in Nepal: The Assessment of Residues and Risks

Group: Soil physics and Land Management, Wageningen University
Promotor: prof. dr V Geissen
Co-promotor: dr X Yang and dr K Atreya

Abstract:

Chemical pesticides are used in agriculture to protect crops from pests and diseases. My PhD thesis presents a perspective of pesticide use among Nepalese farmers and pesticide retailers. Furthermore, the thesis identifies pesticide residues in Nepalese vegetables and their soils and assesses health and environmental risk.

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