Adverse Effect Of Pesticides

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Pesticide is useful for managing agricultural pests around this world. They kill and repel pests to protect the plants and crops, but also cause a lot of human deaths each year. A pesticide is any substance used to kill, repel, or control certain forms of plant or animal life that are considered to be pests. It includes insecticides for controlling a wide variety of insects, fungicides used to prevent the growth of molds and mildew, disinfectants for preventing the spread of bacteria, and compounds used to control mice and rats. (NIH,2014). Human use of pesticides since 1940s for destroying weeds and other unwanted vegetation, that redeem agricultural output 15% loss every year, however, due to a long-term abuse of pesticides, it make the environment …show more content…
Besides the acute effects that occur in acute poisoning, exposure pesticides can cause damage to the never system, skin, lungs, eyes, immune system and even cancer to the end. (Serdal Ogut, 2012). When we use pesticide to rebel the pests, pesticides would harm human body, become unhealthy. It is because they do not always stay in the same location where they are applied. They are unstable in the environment and often move through water, air and soil. (Wasim et al 2009) People will always contact with these factors and are infected. The pesticides are cover on the food when people ate them, they would absorb the pesticides too. Pesticides that travel from their original location are known to cause harm to humans. According to a research, human exposure to pesticides has caused poisonings, the development of cancer such as brain, bone, breast cancer and the deaths of between 20,000 and 40,000 people worldwide each year. (NIH, …show more content…
For environmental, pesticide brings many effects to our environment. Pesticides are toxic to living organisms. It can damage agricultural field by harming beneficial insect species. For example, soil microorganisms, and worms which naturally limit pest populations and maintain soil health. (Toxics Action Center, 2012) The use of pesticides decreases the general biodiversity in the soil. If there is no chemicals in the soil there is a higher soil quality, and this allows for higher water retention, necessary for plants to grow. Some can accumulate in water systems, pollute the air, and weakening plant root systems and immune systems .These environment effects can directly affects human healthy, when ecosystem has destroyed, the resources have reduced, our sources would limited and human could not have a long-term lives in the

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