The Legislation of Agrochemicals in Citrícola Production in the Municipality of Capitão Poço, Pará

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Maria Eunice Lima Rocha
Mayra Taniely Ribeiro Abade
Fernanda Ludmyla Barbosa de Souza
Luane Laíse Oliveira Ribeiro
Letícia do Socorro Cunha
Robson Christie Lacerda Siqueira
Jackeline Araújo Mota Siqueira


Brazil is one of the largest producers of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck) in the world. The State of Pará is responsible for 1.02% of the production of Orange in Brazil. Of this amount, the municipality of Capitão Poço is responsible for 57% of the total produced by the State. In view of this, it is evident that the model of current economic development imposes transformations in the way of life that entail serious problems of health to the worker, for example, the exposure of the workers to the pesticides in the field. With this, it is noticed that it is important to deal with the legislation of Agrochemicals because this is still little known by most citricultures in the municipality of Capitão Poço, leading them to non-compliance with the law. From this, the objective of the research was to observe the potentials and limitations regarding the distribution chain, acquisition and use of agrochemicals and knowledge of the laws in the citriculture Paraense. For the development of the work, questionnaires were applied (based on the Agrochemicals Law - Law No. 7,802 of July 11, 1989, and the Law of Packaging - Law No. 9.974 of June 6, 2000) in the community of Nova Colônia. It is concluded that the laws, besides not being known and consequently not fulfilled, make it difficult to supervise the specialized professionals, who, in turn, are few for the region. Another obstacle to compliance with legislation is to make the producer update certain concepts and teachings, which are no longer accepted.

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Rocha, M. E. L., Abade, M. T. R., Souza, F. L. B. de, Ribeiro, L. L. O., Cunha, L. do S., Siqueira, R. C. L., & Siqueira, J. A. M. (2020). The Legislation of Agrochemicals in Citrícola Production in the Municipality of Capitão Poço, Pará. Journal of Experimental Agriculture International, 42(3), 1-11.
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