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By: Satyadevan | June 24, 2018

Pesticides, as the name suggests, are chemicals/compounds/substances which reduce or eradicate crop destroying menaces. These menaces range from pests, weeds to various plant diseases. To counter them, there has been a proliferation of pesticides, mainly in the form of Organophosphate (OP) insecticides, carbamates, pyrethoids, herbicides and fungicides. These replaced the ancient form of agriculture, which were mainly organic, with the promise of a greater yield in the shortest possible time. The usage of pesticides remained unregulated and without proper supervision. The adage “Use more to get more”, worked like a charm.

As a result of such rampancy, the fallout of it was gradually evident in the long run. Not only did it affect the soil b...