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The health implications of pesticide use

Pesticides are across the globe as a way to control weed and pest populations, but often they're criticised for doing more harm than good.

An ongoing series of research conducted at the University of Technology Sydney has found that pesticide use doesn't result in greater crop yield, but their use in fact has severe implications on the health of farmers.

Listen to the original story that aired on Think: Sustainability here.

Speakers: 

  • Finbarr Horgan - Research Fellow in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Technology Sydney.

Producer: Jake Morcom.

Last modified on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 13:55

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