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Sindhusha Pedada

Department of Horticulture, Lovely Professional University, India

Publications

  • Mini Review   
    Pesticides: Cause of Plunge in Zoological Biodiversity
    Author(s): Sindhusha Pedada*

    Pesticides are chemical compounds that are harmful to creatures that impact the development of plants, such as fungus, insects, and weeds. Pesticides, on the other hand, help farmers grow food more intensively and simply, but they also have numerous negative externalities since they kill many animal species, including mammals, earthworms, and bees. Pesticides have been among the most harmful and long-lasting pollutants discharged into the environment. After decades of usage in agriculture, their toxicity and propensity to accumulate in soils and the food chain were identified, and these pesticides have played a significant part in the deterioration of natural resources, ecosystems, and biodiversity that we see today. Our pesticide-intensive agriculture practice has been highlighted as a significant contributor to biodiversity loss. "Pesticides can last for decades in the environm.. Read More»

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