Agrochemicals could harm users-MoA

TONOTA: The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has warned members of the public, especially farmers on the use of agrochemicals as they can be dangerous to their lives if not used accordingly.

The MoA’s Registrar of Agrochemicals, Loitseng Sebetwane revealed this during the full council meeting at Tonota Sub-District Council when addressing councillors.

Sebetwane said that agrochemicals are pesticides, fungicides, acaricides, herbicides, rodenticides, miticides, nematicides, molluscicides, fertilizers, plant extracts to name a few, and are commonly used in households.

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