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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part H (2017)

Knowledge of housewives on health effects of pesticide residue on fruits and vegetables

Author(s)
R Naganandini
Abstract
A descriptive cross section survey approach study was conducted to assess the knowledge regarding health effects of pesticide residue on vegetables and fruits among house wives in a selected village, Salem. Data were collected from 50 housewives by convenient sampling technique. Findings revealed that overall level of knowledge regarding health effects of pesticide residue on fruits and vegetables shows that the highest percentage (36%) of housewives had poor knowledge whereas lowest percentage (4%) of housewives had very poor knowledge. Further 34% of housewives had average knowledge and 26% of them had good knowledge.
Pages: 576-577  |  487 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
R Naganandini. Knowledge of housewives on health effects of pesticide residue on fruits and vegetables. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(1):576-577.
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