Capacity Building Of Tomato Farmers In Ghana :The Case Of IPM
Author(s): M.K. Osei, M.B. Mochiah, S.A. Miller and R. L. Gilbertson
- Previous research work has made some progress in addressing a number of these constraints.
- Low awareness about risks and availability of cheap but high toxic pesticides has increased their misuse and abuse
- The misuse of pesticides has raised concerns about health hazards linked to intoxications resulting in morbidity, deaths and environmental pollution
- The need to put in place an important strategy to minimize pest pressure, frequency and rate of pesticides application to protect both the environment and man cannot be overemphasized