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Published by Agro-Economic Research Centre for North East India, Assam Agricultural University in Jorhat, Assam .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementDurgeswar Borah.
SeriesAd-hoc study ;, no. 47
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 84/60443 (S)
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 108 p.
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3011467M
LC Control Number84907828

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  The research took place in Van Yen district, Yen Bai province, one of the poorest provinces in the Northern Mountainous Regions of Vietnam (World Bank, ).Yen Bai's per capita GDP in was estimated at $ compared to the national average of $ ().The district covers km 2 and comprises of three economic regions: the rice intensification . Excessive Use of Fertilizers and Pesticides: Fertilizers are indispensable for increasing food production but their excessive use has occasioned much concern as a possible environmental threat. Excessive use of fertilizers is causing an imbalance in the quantity of certain nutrients in the soil. This imbalance adversely affects the vegetation. The soil testing along with plant analysis gives the true status of plant nutrients affected by soil properties to take the proper care for the plant growth. Our available water resources are diminishing and getting polluted with excess use of fertilizers and pesticides which are ultimately affecting the environment, food produced and water. affecting the realisation of organic potential in the north east hilly region as a KVK officers from ICAR-RC-NEH Region, Meghalaya. application of any synthetic fertilizers and pesticides and.

  How do chemical fertilizers and pesticides affect our Food and Life. As we all know that today most of the farmers use pesticides and synthetic fertilizers to get a good crop production. As we all know that pesticides are come in wide varieties like insecticides, weedicides, herbicides, fertilizers, fungicides and many more. use of synthetically produced fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators and livestock feed additives and rely on biological process such as crop rotation, organic manure, green manuring, bio-pesticides etc. The principle elements for success of organic agriculture are- .   Fertilizers and pesticides both have definite pros and cons associated with their use. Both types of chemical tend to increase yields, and thus make a significant difference in food production, particularly in countries that struggle periodically with famines. On the other hand, they both can cause water pollution when erosion carries the.   Fertilizers and pesticides 1. FERTILIZERS AND PESTICIDES PREPARED BY ZAHIRUDDIN ANSARI 2. FERTILIZERS A fertilizer or fertiliser (in British English) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues (usually leaves) to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants. This .