Marie Michael Library

Title

The blue-baby syndrome and nitrogen fertilisers: a high risk in the tropics?

Author

Pretty, Jules N.; Conway, Gordon R.

Description

Drawing from evidence supporting this link in Hungary and the US, the authors warn of this health risk in developing countries where water supplies are increasingly contaminated by agricultural fertilisers widely used since the green revolution.

File No

IIED-SA5G

Agency

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Subject(s)

Maternal Health, Agriculture, Environment

Pages

9