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Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)

Impact and management of pesticides in agriculture: A review

Author(s):
Keshavakannan K, Balamunieswari T, Ezhilarasi S, Shirisha A, Balamurugan R and Nirmal Raj R
Abstract:
The excessive use of pesticides has generated increasing concerns about the negative effects on human health and the environment. Pesticides degenerate soil invertebrates, including nematodes, micro-arthropods, earthworms and other small organisms that play an important role in soil ecosystems. Pesticides can enter the human body through inhabitation and causes cancer, respiratory and skin diseases. To protect human health and environment hazards associated with pesticides in agriculture and development and usage of safe and friendly pesticide formulations, application of the alternative pest control strategies in an IPM approach such as host plant resistance and bio-control.
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How to cite this article:
Keshavakannan K, Balamunieswari T, Ezhilarasi S, Shirisha A, Balamurugan R, Nirmal Raj R. Impact and management of pesticides in agriculture: A review. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(3):578-579.

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