• soil pollution
    has adverse effect on plant growth. Pollution in soil is associated with • Indiscriminate use of fertilizersIndiscriminate use of pesticides, insecticides and herbicides • Dumping of large quantities of solid waste • Deforestation and soil erosion Indiscriminate use of fertilizers...
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  • Soil Pollution
    of soil pollution, each one with its own features and preventive measures to avoid disasters. CAUSES OF SOIL POLLUTION Indiscriminate use of fertilizers Soil nutrients are important for plant growth and development. Plants obtain carbon, hydrogen and oxygen from...
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  • Water Pollution
    groundwater. Intensive cultivation of crops causes chemicals from fertilizers (e.g. | | | |nitrate) and pesticides to seep into the groundwater, a process commonly known as leaching. | | | |Routine applications of fertilizers and pesticides for agriculture and indiscriminate disposal of...
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  • Pollution
    contains harmful chemicals like dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane(DDT) and gammaxene.  Indiscriminate use of NPK fertilizers or mixed fertilizers containing harmful non degradable metals and chemicals.  Leakage of underground septic tanks into the soil  Harmful chemical fumes mix up with rain...
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  • The Effects of Different Formulated Organic Pesticides to the Prevention of Occurance of Pests
    , and herbs. Many plants contain natural deterrents and fungicides to help them to remain healthy and disease free. Plant extract can be powerful---their protective mechanisms have enable plants to survive for thousands of years. Some farmers and gardeners have opted to use organic pesticides...
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  • Hazards'
    to reduce the adverse impact on the environment due to the indiscriminate use of fertilizers and pesticides. For cultivation of organic cotton, chemical fertilizers and pesticides cannot be used at all. Further, in order to remove the residual fertilizers and pesticides that may be present in the...
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  • Rahul
    pollution. Water pollution could be controlled by designing and constructing septic tanks and filter beds. Disposal of wastes like old tyres, cans and other junk material into water should be avoided. Indiscriminate use of dangerous chemicals and pesticides in plant protection should be avoided. There...
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  • Letter Obama About Global Warming
    pollution resulting in acid rain in both the US and Canada; the US is the largest single emitter of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels. Therefore, water pollution from runoff of pesticides and fertilizers which creates limited natural fresh water resources in much of the western part of...
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  • green revolution
    required the use of fertilizers and pesticides, but produced substantially higher yields than the traditional cultivars. Annual rice production in the Philippines increased from 3.7 to 7.7 million tons in two decades.[9] The switch to M8 rice made the Philippines a rice exporter for the first time in...
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  • General Essay
    high salinity in soil and groundwater will help people to grow crops in large, barren wetlands/dry lands in our country. Pest resistance:  Insect Pests are causing devastating financial loss for farmers, sometimes starvation. Indiscriminate use of pesticides is also a potential health hazard, and...
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  • PHIL ENVIRONMENT CODE
    ; agri-silviculture; range management; agri-silvicultural/kaingin management; industrial tree plantation; parks and wildlife management; multiple use forest; timber management and forest research. Section 32. Use of Fertilizers and Pesticides. The use of fertilizers and pesticides in agriculture...
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  • Environment
    various ways. Soil pollution usually results from the disposal of solid and semisolid wastes from agricultural practices and unsanitary habits. Excessive use of pesticides, fertilizers and manures resulting in both biological and chemical contamination. Rapid industrialization and urbanization has...
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  • Environment
    . Soil is also being polluted in various ways. Soil pollution usually results from the disposal of solid and semisolid wastes from agricultural practices and unsanitary habits. Excessive use of pesticides, fertilizers and manures resulting in both biological and chemical contamination. Rapid...
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  • Genetically Modified (Gm) Foods
    loss for farmers, sometimes starvation. Indiscriminate use of pesticides is also a potential health hazard, and the run-off of agricultural wastes from excessive use of pesticides and fertilizers poisons the water supply and harms the environment. Ex: Growing GM foods such as Bt brinjal helps...
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  • Green Revolution
      Green Revolution From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses, see Green Revolution (disambiguation). [pic] [pic] Increased use of various technologies such as pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers as well as new breeds of high yield crops were employed in the decades after...
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  • Green Revolution
    , IR8.[6] IR8 required the use of fertilizers and pesticides, but produced substantially higher yields than the traditional cultivars. Annual rice production in the Philippines increased from 3.7 to 7.7 million tonnes in two decades.[7] The switch to IR8 rice made the Philippines a rice exporter for...
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  • Role of Chemistry in Human Welfare
    antibiotics like penicillin has been facilitated by newly developed chemical processes. Further this branch of chemistry is also used to treat serious illnesses like cancer. Agriculture Agricultural sector has been revolutionized by the synthesis of new fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides...
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  • Green Revolution
    , Standard Oil of New Jersey established hundreds of distributors in the Philippines to sell agricultural packages composed of HYV seed, fertilizer, and pesticides.[citation needed] Environmental impact Increased use of irrigation played a major role in the green revolution. Pesticides Green...
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  • chapter 19 outline
    rotation, conservation tillage, and contour plowing help control erosion and maintain soil fertility ii. Organic agriculture uses no commercial inorganic fertilizers or pesticides and causes fewer environmental problems to the agroecosystem 1. Federal standards for certification of organically grown...
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  • Bantx
    irrigation facilities were declared by Madhya Pradesh government (Shrivastava et al., 2007). Farmers were acquainted with the ill effects of chemical pesticides resulting from their indiscriminate use by showing reports published in a national newspaper (Dainik Bhaskar dated 21 Dec 2008). The newspaper...
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