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Impact and prospects of pesticides on human and environmental health

Singh, S and Garg, VK and Ramamurthy, PC and Singh, J and Pandey, A (2023) Impact and prospects of pesticides on human and environmental health. [Book Chapter]

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The changing nature of pesticides has led to the evolution of advanced pesticides which become troublesome for pest control in agriculture and thereby increasing the resistivity of pesticides. Pesticide poisoning emerges either from regular intake of pesticides in minute quantities. Presently, different interventions are being explored to form a sustainable society as persistence and occurrence of pesticide in environment is imposing as major health concern among humans. Our chapter deals with different pathways and sources of pesticide contamination in environment. Efforts have been made to incorporate the different classes of pesticides and their detrimental effects on human health and environment. Here we discuss different detection method and sample extraction process to minimize the increasing level of pesticides compounds in water bodies aiming to protect environment and human health.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publication: Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Pesticides: Human Health, Environmental Impacts and Management
Publisher: Elsevier
Additional Information: The copyright for this article belongs to Elsevier.
Keywords: Endocrine disruptors; Environmental health; Human health effects; Pesticides; Toxicity
Department/Centre: Division of Interdisciplinary Sciences > Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research
Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2023 13:26
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2023 13:26
URI: https://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/82128

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