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Food contamination from pesticides

Food contamination from pesticides Ingestion of pesticides through contaminated food supplies is a cause of concern for almost every one.This was most serious at the time when persistent insecticides, (organ chlorines) were commonly used on crops. There are many examples of pesticide poisoning through food (Hayes 1982). In Pakistan, very little …

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Insects can understand…?

Insects can understand…? In the very first, in our mind the question arises that what insect can understand…? Yes of course insect can understand everything. Insects can understand each and every thing as well as humans and other animals. If we talk about honey bees whenever worker honey bees go …

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Are pesticides really Useful?

Talking about “To feed the world” Agriculture sectors flashes into our minds. Well it is crystal clear that Agriculture feeds the world. And I have also heard in one of the conferences held to provoke the sustainability of Agriculture that “if you feed, you are directly or indirectly involved in …

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Impact of Agrochemicals on the environment

This article will give us an idea on the environmental situation with regards to agrochemicals in Pakistan. It tells   the history and the present age of agrochemical usage. The problems of institutional bargain for agrochemical research and progress, and government policies and legislation regarding import, manufacture, registration, sale and distribution …

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insect act as a carrier for transmission of virus

Insects are a source of transmission of plant viruses it depends upon four components. Availability of virus in the diseased source plant, and susceptibility of healthy plants used as indicators of transmission, transmitting ability of vector, trainability of virus. Better plants are selected for the source of virus and indicators …

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Environmental pollution and its impact on human health

In developing countries of Asia, environmental pollution is the major problem. Pakistan is also facing the serious threat of environmental pollution. This  is mainly results due to different activities performed by men e,g agricultural practices, transportation , construction, which not only attenuate the environment but also resulting a large amount …

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