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Pesticide Pollution on environment

by ALOK DHAKAL | 19-11-2019 14:02 recommendations 0 recommendations

Pesticides are those chemicals that deter and eliminate certain pest including insects, rodents, weeds, and other animals. The agricultural industry relies heavily on pesticides to protect crop yields from damage. Pesticides are known by various names, depending on their target and  include insecticide, fungicide, and herbicide 
 Environmental Impact Of Pesticides
Because pesticides are sprayed over large areas of land, they have a widespread impact on the environment. 95% of herbicides and over 98% of insecticides do not reach the targeted pest. 

Impact Of Pesticides On Soil
Once applied to crops, pesticides work their way into the soil, where it has devastating effects.The most detrimental of these effects is that pesticide causes biodiversity loss in soil. 

Impact Of Pesticides On Water
Pesticides seep into the soil and find their way into groundwater. 

Impact Of Pesticides On Air
Pesticides do not only collect on plants, seep into the ground, and wash away into nearby waterways which are  easily carried on the wind to other, non-agricultural areas, in a phenomenon known as pesticide drift.

Impact Of Pesticides On Wildlife
Wildlife other than plants and bees are affected by pesticide use as well. Many animal species may inadvertently ingest pesticides after eating food.

Pesticide Plastic also cause plastic pollution and remaining of Pesticide in plastic cause soil pollution as well as air pollution.
Though it is being necessary for agriculture it has been causing problem to environment. So, pesticide pollution should be controlled. 



  • Nepal Youth ALOK DHAKAL


Sagar  Koirala

  • Sagar Koirala says :
    Great Report ,Alok .
    Keep Writing .

    Sagar Koirala
    Posted 23-11-2019 10:19

Meena Pandey

  • Meena Pandey says :
    Hello Alok!!
    I hope you are fine and doing great.

    Thanks for yours an informative piece of writing.

    Keep writing and shining.
    Hope to know more from you.

    Posted 19-11-2019 15:50

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