International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2018)

Pesticides utilization in agricultural sector of Gujarat and its effect on environment: A conceptual review


Raman Kumar Ravi, MH Fulekar

With the advent of technology in agriculture, and utilization of chemicals for improving production has led to application of pesticides. Pesticides were introduced to control pests and protect produces from crops. Subsequently pesticides got accumulated in soil and slowly entered into the ecosystem. Bioaccumulation of pesticides is leading to adverse effects on environment and thereby to living organisms. India being an agriculture based country is using pesticides from last few decades to improve the agricultural production. In India, Gujarat holds a significant position in agriculture and utilizes pesticides for controlling pests and improving production. The present review paper is prepared based on the researches depicting the adverse effects of pesticides application on environment in general and possible strategies to minimizing its effects by bioremediation techniques.
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Raman Kumar Ravi, MH Fulekar. Pesticides utilization in agricultural sector of Gujarat and its effect on environment: A conceptual review. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2018, Pages 849-855
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