75 per cent of pesticides used belong to Yellow category As Kerala grapples with the spectre of poisoned vegetables from across its borders, use of chemical pesticides in the State has peaked. Figures
<p> Kerala banned the use of 15 pesticides in May this year. However, about a dozen pesticides which were either banned or severely restricted in other countries continue to be used in Kerala, C. Jayakumar of Thanal (an advocacy organisation campaigning against pesticides) told The Hindu. Moreover, several of the banned pesticides are still in use and some of the alternatives suggested officially are pesticides banned in other countries.</p>
Dissipation of residues of dicofol, endosulfan and quinalphos in tea shoots in field experiment conducted at Borbhetta Tea Estate, Tocklai, Jorhat.
Impact of pesticides on earthworms and enchytraeids and their bio-diversity in rice-wheat cropping system in Indo-Gangetic plains
Experiments have been carried out on the impact of commonly used pesticides on the population of earthworms and enchytraeids in rice-wheat cropping system.