January 12, 2016

Types of Chemical Pesticides

Man is using the pesticides since the evolution and development of agriculture and civilization began. The word pesticide comes from Latin pestis, which means the destructive agent or plague. Pesticides are generally oily or waxy substances in the form of…

September 13, 2015

Pesticides and their regulation

Pesticides and other pollutants have been a cause of grave concern to all successive governments. Toxins from excessive use of pollutants, insecticides etc. often leads to undesirable changes in species diversity and abundance. Sources of environmental toxicity have multiplied in…