Effect and control of pesticide toxicity on agriculture, animals and human health :  A review

Article Id: BKAP27 | Page : 115-118
Citation :- Effect and control of pesticide toxicity on agriculture, animals and human health : A review .Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2017.(32):115-118

Shailesh Kumar Gupta, Shimla Gupta, Jayant Rajwade, Kuldeep Panigrahy and Kuladip Prakash Shinde 

Address :

ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal-132001 (Haryana) India 

Abstract

Agriculture is a principle base of livelihood in developing country like India. An uncontrolled use of pesticides to increase agriculture production affected agriculture, human health, animals and environment. The fertility of agriculture land is decreasing. There is reduction of nutrient content in agriculture products. The day to day activity and reproduction ability of animals is affected due to use of pesticides there is a direct as well as indirect effect of pesticides on human health. The cases of irritation on eye and skin, weakness, paralysis, cancer and many diseases are increasing continuously. Public awareness and contact is must to reduce the effect of pesticides. The use of pesticides should be according to scientific guidelines. We should use a specific pesticide to a specific species. We should give emphasis for organic agriculture and encourage the use of alternatives of pesticides like, Neem and its products, tobacco powder etc. 

Keywords

Agriculture production Human health and Public awareness

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