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Pesticides use in India agriculture a study with special reference to cotton by K. Seeta Prabhu

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Published by Himalaya Pub. House in Bombay .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Pesticides -- India.,
  • Pesticides -- Economic aspects -- India.,
  • Cotton -- Diseases and pests -- Control -- India.,
  • Cotton -- Diseases and pests -- Control -- Economic aspects -- India.

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Edition Notes

StatementK. Seeta Prabhu.
LC ClassificationsSB950.3.I5 S43 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 154 p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2509258M
LC Control Number87901231

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Discover the best Agricultural Insecticides & Pesticides in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The use of pesticides in India is considerably increasing after It was reported that the consumption of pesticides in is kg/ha which is 50% higher than that in [59].   “India’s use of pesticides is 76 per cent as against the world average of 44 per cent. However, the use in agriculture is less than gm a hectare as against the world average of gm a. Production and usage of pesticides in India. The production of pesticides started in India in with the establishment of a plant for the production of BHC near Calcutta, and India is now the second largest manufacturer of pesticides in Asia after China and ranks twelfth globally (Mathur, ).There has been a steady growth in the production of technical grade pesticides in India, from Cited by:

The following is a broad picture of the top pesticide-consuming states in India (total pesticides consumed, in metric tonnes of technical grade material, during to , as per official data of the Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage, Govt of India). a) First use of synthetic pesticides: b) Consumption increased substantially over time, for example, in the USA, the use of pesticides doubled from to , but total use has since remained stable or fallen. Most pesticides are used in agriculture, but in about 74% of households in USA were reported to use at least one pesticide. Rajendran, Dr. S. “Environment And Health Aspects Of Pesticides Use In Indian Agriculture” in Martin J. Bunch, V. Madha Suresh and T. Vasantha Kumaran, eds., Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Environment and Health, Chennai, India, December, Ministers often try to hide behind the report submitted by the Verma committee, which had reviewed 66 pesticides banned in several countries, but used in India. Based on its recommendations, the Agriculture ministry has proposed to ban three Class I pesticides from and another four from

A guide to the diversity of pesticides used in modern agricultural practices, and the relevant social and environmental issues. Pesticides in Crop Production offers an important resource that explores pesticide action in plants; pesticide metabolism in soil microbes, plants and animals; bioaccumulation of pesticides and sensitiveness of microbiome towards pesticides.   Many pesticides which have been banned or severely restricted in some countries are in use in Kerala and other States. Kerala banned the use of Author: Roy Mathew.   Seven hazardous pesticides are on the list of 18 Class-I (classified as extremely/highly hazardous), which accounted for nearly 30% of the total pesticide use in India in 3. Factors related to pesticide safety in India. Pesticides must be used with care, but in many developing countries in the third world and even in some developed countries many factors make safety impossible,,,,,,,,,.The major agriculture practices and related factors relevant to pesticide usage and safety measures in India are enumerated below:Cited by: