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Record number 439549
Title Pesticide risk perceptions and the differences between farmers and extensionists: Towards a knowledge-in-context model
Author(s) Ríos-González, A.; Jansen, K.; Sánchez-Pérez, H.J.
Source Environmental Research 124 (2013). - ISSN 0013-9351 - p. 43 - 53.
Department(s) Knowledge Technology and Innovation
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) personal protective equipment - costa-rica - attitudes - health - information - kazakstan - exposure - chiapas - safety
Abstract A growing body of literature analyzes farmer perceptions of pesticide risk, but much less attention has been given to differences in risk perception between farmers and technical experts. Furthermore, inconsistencies in knowledge have too easily been explained in terms of lack of knowledge rather than exploring the underlying reasons for particular forms of thinking about pesticide risks. By doing this, the division between expert and lay knowledge has been deepened rather than transcended
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