ISSN: 2393-9508
e-ISSN: 2582-4902

The Biobrio 8(3 & 4), 2021

Impact of Pesticides on Environment

Amita Srivastava


Various types of pesticides have specific and crucial role in agriculture. Without the use of pesticides, it is not possible to feed about 7 billion people worldwide. Pesticides play a crucial role in preventing the crops from a large number of pests, insects and plant diseases leading to a significant increase in the crop production across the world. To control the insects, fungi and other harmful organisms, pesticides and several chemicals are used in agriculture. Every human and animal consumes food to keep its body fit and healthy. For a fit, immune and a healthy body, the purity of food is very important. However, the uncontrolled use of pesticides in the field of agriculture has become a matter of concern for the health of humans and animals because they have a great effect on our immune system and the functioning of our body. The present study deals with the effects of pesticides and other chemical substances used in agriculture on our body and is an effort to provide some suggestions to reduce this problem.


Pesticides, Health hazards, Environment

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