Volume : 9, Issue : 1, JAN 2023

THE EFFECTS OF CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS AND PESTICIDES ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN HEALTH

AYUSHI SHARMA

Abstract

A surplus of agriculture is a vital factor that contributes to the development of a country's economy. It is also necessary to meet the increasing population's needs. The Green Revolution was created to meet these needs. The Green Revolution was able to help developing countries overcome their chronic food scarcity by increasing their agricultural production. This was done through the use of high-yielding seeds, the modification of farm equipment, and the use of chemical fertilizers. Although the use of certain agricultural practices allowed for the growth of food grains, they have also led to the development of harmful chemicals. This article talks about the effects of pesticides and chemical fertilizers on human health and the environment.

Keywords

GREEN REVOLUTION, CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS, PESTICIDES, ENVIRONMENT, HUMAN HEALTH.

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