Agrochemicals and Sustainable Agriculture

by Roy, N. K.

ISBN: 9789354611896
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Imprint : Associated Publishing Company
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 8795.00
Biblio : xii+238p.,figs.,tabls., 25 cm

Author Profile

Prof. N. K. Roy is actively engaged in research and teaching for the last 26 years in developing crop protection chemicals at the Division of Agricultural Chemicals, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

About The Book

Need for a suitable book on Agrochemicals with Indian facts and figures for the students and scientists studying Agricultural Chemistry and Agrochemicals has always been felt. <BR> Pesticides and fertilizers are invaluable inputs for increased agricultural production to meet our large and ever-growing population. Non-judicious use of these chemicals has created problem of chemical contamination not only in the environment by the presence of pesticide residues but in food and man. <BR> Monitoring of pesticides residues to safeguard human health, domestic animals, birds or the other beneficial pests are important areas to be looked into. The current trend is to minimize the use of synthetic hazardous chemicals by replacing with non-chemical methods or plant based pesticides under IPM system. An attempt has been made here compile some important papers presented in the symposium at the 82nd Section held at Jadavpur University, Culcutta scientists with long experience in their respective fields of specialization with our latest technical information are highlighted in this book. <BR> The book will be useful for scientists, students, policy makers working in this area and also to the industry.