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Key references

Paraquat’s practical benefits for crop production

Chee et al. (1993). Planters' Bulletin, 216, 80-86

Chia et al. (2003). 19thAsian-Pacific Weed Science Society Conference

Derpsch et al. (1991). Controle da erosao no Paraná, Brasil: sistemas de cobertura do solo, plantio direto e preparo conservacionista do Solo. Eschborn, Germany, GTZ. ISBN 3-88085-433-5, pp. 76, 101, 112, 113, 268

Grime (1979). Plant Strategies and Vegetation Processes, p222. Wiley: New York

International Survey of Herbicide Resistant Weeds website. www.weedscience.org

Schmidt et al. (1994). Australian Journal of Agriculture, 45, 547-564

Paraquat’s benefits for soil care

Hayward et al (1980). Outlook on Agriculture 10, 255-261

Roldan et all (2003). Soil and Tillage Research, 72, (1), 65–73

Shui Jian-guo et all (2004). 13th International Soil Conservation Organization Conference, Brisbane, July 2004

Paraquat’s social benefits

Barnett (2002). The XIV International Conference on HIV/AIDS, Barcelona

Sorrenson (1998). Economics of no-till compared to traditional cultivation on small farms in Paraguay

Asunción: MAG/GTZ Soil Conservation Project

Paraquat’s safety to users

Schenker (2004). American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 170, 773-779

Wester et all (1984). Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, 14, (5-6), 759-62

Paraquat in soil and water

Helling (1971). Proceedings of the Soil Science Society of America, 35, 737-743

Roberts et al. (2002). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 50, 3623–3631

Paraquat’s safety to wildlife

Edwards et al. (2000). Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 79, 95-103

Safety to soil fauna

Satchell (1983). Earthworm Ecology (Chapter 10). Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, UK