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Fruits

  • By: Carol Ann Kearns
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

Fruit production during much of the 20th century depended heavily on the use of chemical pesticides, fungicides, herbicides, and fertilizers. Public concern emerged over the effects of chemical residues on human health. Environmentalists realized that production methods could also ...

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