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ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"


ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"


ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"


ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"


ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Pesticides use and their impact on environment and health in Uttar Pradesh: A review

Manish Mohan Gore and Prashant Kumar Aryan

Department of Botany, Monad University, Hapur (U.P)


Pesticide use rate increases tremendously in crop production all over the world. In the recent years, pesticide related issues have been extensively highlighted in the media including public, research journals, and attracted wider debate and sharp focus among the interested groups in India. It is obvious that indiscriminate and excessive use of pesticides pollutes not only environment and agriculture but also food chain, thereby affecting health of farmers, public, and the end users. The present paper is an attempt to review research studies focusing on the pesticide use and its impact on environment and health focusing Uttar Pradesh, India. This analytical study infers that pesticide use has increased manifold, obviously due to many complex factors. Research findings reveal that pesticide residues have been found in the environment many times higher than the maximum permissible limit.

Pesticide residue, rodent, ecological equilibrium, ecosystem, food chain

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Received: 22.02.2015

Revised: 12.04.2015

Accepted: 15.05.2015

First Online: 12.06. 2015


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