Table 1 : The seven main EIQ components and their upper and lower limits.


EIQ Component Calculated Impact Minimum
Score
Maximum
Score
Maximum/Minimum
Ratio

Applicator C*DT*S 5 125 25
Picker C*DT*P 1 125 125
Consumer (C*((S+P)/2)*SY)+(L) 2 80 40
Fish F*R 1 25 25
Birds (D*((S+P)/2)*3) 3 75 25
Honey Bee Z*P*3 3 75 25
Natural Enemies B*P*5 5 125 25
Total score N/R 20 630 31.5
EIQ=Total score/3 N/R 6.7 210 31.3

Note that the consumer component includes the impact of the pesticide on ground water (L).

Yehia A Ibrahim Journal of Toxicology and Health  2016 3:1DOI : 10.7243/2056-3779-3-1