How can pesticide use be harmful to human agriculture?

2 Answers
Apr 6, 2017

Pesticide can harm Human agriculture in many ways:-


  1. Excessive use of pesticides can contaminate the soil.
  2. It can also prove fatal to the biotic components who feed on the by products of agriculture.
  3. It can reach groundwater and make it unfit for our consumption.
Apr 12, 2017

Harmful effects of use of pesticides on human agriculture are:


  • It effects on the soil fertility.
  • Pesticides are sprayed on the crops to protect them from pest . but some of sprayed pesticides fall on the soil and penetrate it.
  • Pesticides kill useful soil microbes too.
  • Use of pesticides results to make soil toxic for plant growth.
  • Pesticides may reach animals or human via food chain and cause harm.