Search articles from 1992 to the present.
Home, Garden Pesticide Survey Results
This article was published originally on 3/18/1992The results of an EPA-contracted national survey on home and garden pesticide use are scheduled to be released soon. Conducted in 1990 by Research Triangle Institute, the one-time survey of more than 2,000 households in 58 counties across the country examined what pesticides are used for what pest problems, how often they are used and how they are applied, how unused pesticides are stored or disposed of, how empty pesticide containers are disposed of, the extend of child-resistant packaging, the effectiveness of ides, and which pests are major problems. The sample was representative of an estimated 84,573,000 households.
Garden Pesticide Use Survey, Final Report, Volume 1. The findings of the survey included:
Year of Publication:
IC-463(4) -- March 18, 1992