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Protection of rural people and livestock from nuclear radiation

American Society of Agricultural Engineers.

Protection of rural people and livestock from nuclear radiation

an annotated bibliography

by American Society of Agricultural Engineers.

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Published by American Society of Agricultural Engineers in St. Joseph, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiation injuries.,
  • Radiation -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement author: Willian T. Cox.
    SeriesASAE special publication -- SP-FS-0266
    ContributionsCox, William T.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20027575M

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    Some people say that nuclear power is safe: ‘Look at Chernobyl, only 35 people died.’ Other people say—using the same accident—that nuclear power is scary and is not safe: ‘Look at Chernobyl, ninety-three thousand people possibly died.’ At the end of the Chernobyl series, it gives this number: between 4, dead. NAFA Success Stories. Insect Pest Control // Plant Breeding // Livestock // Soil and Water // Food and Environment. Insect Pest Control. IAEA Inaugurates New Laboratory to Help Countries Fight Insect International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today opened the doors of a new laboratory to help countries use a nuclear technique to combat insect pests that spread disease and damage crops.

      Jacques Diouf, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), on Tuesday hailed the joint FAO/IAEA programme, Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, as one of the best examples of inter-agency cooperation in the United Nations family. "We have worked together successfully for more than forty years," he said. Radiation protection, also known as radiological protection, is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The protection of people from harmful effects of exposure to ionizing radiation, and the means for achieving this". Exposure can be from a source of radiation external to the human body or due to internal irradiation caused by the ingestion of radioactive contamination.


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