Study on knowledge of farmers about pesticides use in agriculture
Kanchan Devi, Dr. Sangeeta Gupta and Dr. HC Singh
The Present study entitled “study on Knowledge and Opinion of Farmers regarding Pesticides’ use in Agriculture and its effects on Human health in Fatehpur district (U.P)” was undertaken in the year 2022-2023 with objective to measure the “study on Knowledge of farmers about pesticides’ use in agriculture” in Ashothar and Bahua blocks of Fatehpur, From each block six villages were selected randomly 25 farmers were selected from two blocks twelve villages randomly. A total number of 300 farmers were selected. Out of total farmers 39.0 percent of farmers belonged to 30-40 years age group, 67.7 percent of farmers depend upon agriculture and their main occupation of farmers was mainly as agriculture. The maximum number of farmers were having knowledge keep the pesticide bottle along with food items, change the clothes immediately after spraying pesticides, awareness about store the pesticides and farm equipment outside the house, knowledge about store the pesticides insides the house, knowledge about seek any suggestions from agriculture officers/experts about the dilution of pesticides.
How to cite this article:
Kanchan Devi, Dr. Sangeeta Gupta and Dr. HC Singh. Study on knowledge of farmers about pesticides use in agriculture. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(10S): 81-83.