Pacific Pests, Pathogens, Weeds & Pesticides
Pesticide label - how to read it (288)
Pesticide label for Attack (top or central panel): common and chemical names, what is in the product, what it is used for, as well as the risks involved in using it.
Pesticide label for Attack (middle or left panel): Directions for use - how to use the chemical, rates, and how to apply it.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson & Mike Furlong
Information from Lowe JC, Parker JMH (1997) Plant protection in the Pacific Islands: a trainers' guide. Prepared and printed at the SPC headquarters, Noumea, New Caledonia. Pictograms FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) (1995) Guidelines on Good Labelling Practice for Pesticides. Rome, Italy. (http://www.fao.org/agriculture/crops/thematic-sitemap/theme/pests/code/list-guide-new/en/).
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.