Low-cost options for reducing consumer health risks from farm to fork where crops are irrigated with polluted water in West Africa

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Low-cost options for reducing consumer health risks from farm to fork where crops are irrigated with polluted water in West Africa. / Amoah, Philip; Keraita, Bernard; Akple, Maxwell; Drechsel, Pay; Abaidoo, Robert; Konradsen, Flemming.

1 ed. Colombo Sri Lanka : International Water Management Institute, 2011. 45 p. (IWMI Research Report, Vol. 141).

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Harvard

Amoah, P, Keraita, B, Akple, M, Drechsel, P, Abaidoo, R & Konradsen, F 2011, Low-cost options for reducing consumer health risks from farm to fork where crops are irrigated with polluted water in West Africa. IWMI Research Report, vol. 141, 1 edn, International Water Management Institute, Colombo Sri Lanka. https://doi.org/10.5337/2011.201

APA

Amoah, P., Keraita, B., Akple, M., Drechsel, P., Abaidoo, R., & Konradsen, F. (2011). Low-cost options for reducing consumer health risks from farm to fork where crops are irrigated with polluted water in West Africa. (1 ed.) Colombo Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute. IWMI Research Report, Vol.. 141 https://doi.org/10.5337/2011.201

Vancouver

Amoah P, Keraita B, Akple M, Drechsel P, Abaidoo R, Konradsen F. Low-cost options for reducing consumer health risks from farm to fork where crops are irrigated with polluted water in West Africa. 1 ed. Colombo Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute, 2011. 45 p. (IWMI Research Report, Vol. 141). https://doi.org/10.5337/2011.201

Author

Amoah, Philip ; Keraita, Bernard ; Akple, Maxwell ; Drechsel, Pay ; Abaidoo, Robert ; Konradsen, Flemming. / Low-cost options for reducing consumer health risks from farm to fork where crops are irrigated with polluted water in West Africa. 1 ed. Colombo Sri Lanka : International Water Management Institute, 2011. 45 p. (IWMI Research Report, Vol. 141).

Bibtex

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