ISABB Journal of
Health and Environmental Sciences

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF AFRICAN BIOTECHNOLOGISTS AND BIOSCIENTISTS
  • Abbreviation: ISABB J. Health Environ. sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1937-3236
  • DOI: 10.5897/ISABB-JHE
  • Start Year: 2011
  • Published Articles: 15

Full Length Research Paper

An analysis of wastewater irrigation practices and its impacts on the livelihood generation and food chain contamination in Faisalabad District, Pakistan

Saira Akhtar
  • Saira Akhtar
  • Department of Rural Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
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Shabbir Ahmad
  • Shabbir Ahmad
  • College of Humanities and Development Studies, China Agricultural University, China.
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Wu Huifang
  • Wu Huifang
  • College of Humanities and Development Studies, China Agricultural University, China.
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Aroosa Shahbaz
  • Aroosa Shahbaz
  • Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
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Abdul Ghafoor
  • Abdul Ghafoor
  • Department of Rural Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
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Shakeel Imran
  • Shakeel Imran
  • Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Sub Campus Burewala, Punjab, Pakistan.
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Asma Zafar
  • Asma Zafar
  • PMAS, Arid Agricultural University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
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  •  Received: 06 June 2018
  •  Accepted: 04 October 2018
  •  Published: 31 October 2018

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