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Worldwide Importance of Pesticides

Worldwide Importance of Pesticides

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Slideshow presentation by Leonard Gianessi, CropLife Foundation.
Slideshow presentation by Leonard Gianessi, CropLife Foundation.

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The Worldwide Importance of Pesticides for Crop Production
 
Leonard P. GianessiCropLife Foundation
 
Tropical Export Crops
Bananas, cocoa, coffee, tea, rubber
Perennial trees/bushes that cannot
survive freezes
Diseases, insects, and weeds flourish inthe tropics
Without pesticides, production would
decline significantly
 
Bananas
34 billion poundsexported annually
Most popular fruit inthe world

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