Pesticides in soil

Research highlights   Residues of the TCP and chlorantraniliprole were most frequently detected in soil samples.   Residues of chlorpyrifos and p,p’-DDT had the highest concentrations in soil.   Measured concentration of pesticides

Pesticide application

Research highlights   Farmers overuse and misuse chemical pesticides in vegetable farming.   Safety behaviour of farmers and retailers while handling pesticides is poor.  Although retailers perceived higher pesticides threat than farmers,

Research highlights

About 93% of the eggplant and cent percent of the tomato and chilli samples were contaminated with pesticide residues.  The concentration of pesticides such as triazophos, omethoate, chlorpyrifos and carbendazim