Pesticide Contamination in Potable Water and its Health Effects on Pregnant Women

  • Richa Saxena Department of Environmental Science, Bareilly College, Bareilly, U.P., INDIA
  • Sameer Chanda Department of Plant Science, MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, U.P., INDIA
  • Jaspal Singh Department of Environmental Science, Bareilly College, Bareilly, U.P. INDIA
Keywords: Pesticide, Food chain, Vector born disease, Pregnant women

Abstract

Pesticides are the chemical used for the protection of crops from the pests. pesticides have significant effect on agricultural economic by increasing the production as well as yield and also inhibit the vector-borne diseases, but the execs and an inadequate use generate unfavorable conditions for environment and produce pollution (water, air and soil).  Pesticide pollution in water bodies is one of the major issues. Pesticides through water easily get involved in food chain. Pesticide contamination in water and its effect on pregnant women is discuses in the given review.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.
Published
2018-04-30
How to Cite
Saxena, R., Chanda, S., & Singh, J. (2018). Pesticide Contamination in Potable Water and its Health Effects on Pregnant Women. G-Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 5(5), 57-60. Retrieved from http://gjestenv.com/index.php/gjest/article/view/91
Section
Reviews