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Table 2 Number of Cutflower Farmers using Certain Pesticides and Quantity Used (in Volume); N = 102*

From: Pesticide exposure, risk factors and health problems among cutflower farmers: a cross sectional study

Brand Name of Pesticide Generic Name of Pesticide WHO Category Number** Percentage Mean number of years Mean amount used (mL)
Tamaron Metaldehyde II 42 20.2 17.11 106.92
Lannate Methiocarb Ib 72 34.6 11.67 347.35
Dithane Mancozeb IV 73 35.1 11.16 1,185.6
Selecron Profenofos III 64 30.8 9.13 136.40
Agrimix Avermectin II 47 22.6 7.01 251.67
Matador Methamidophos Ib 25 12.0 7.96 66.92
Basudin Diazinon II 15 7.2 7.93 557.67
Karate Lambdacyhalothrin IV 12 5.8 6.92 290.42
  1. * Respondents had multiple answers
  2. ** Number refers here for the number of cut flower farmers who used this kind of pesticide.