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Costa Rica is world's top user of agrochemicals

Monday, June 8, 2015

To sustain its massive fruit plantations, Costa Rica uses more agrochemicals per hectare of cultivated land than any other country in the world, according to the University of Costa Rica’s weekly newspaper, Semanario Universidad.

Data from the Regional Institute for Studies in Toxic Substances showed that Costa Rica uses an average of 18.2 kilograms of agrochemicals per hectare.

Source: Tico Times