Pesticides pollution in marine environment

Nammalwar, P (1984) Pesticides pollution in marine environment. Science Reporter, 21 (9). pp. 496-498.


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A number of pesticides are used in India and demand for them is on increase. It is estimated that there is a 15% increase in the consumption of pesticides every year throughout the world. During the last ten years, the use of DDT alone in India has increased nearly four folds. It is estimated that DDT and BHe requirements during 1985-86 would be about twenty thousand tonnes and ten thousand tonnes respectively, twice the present requirement.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pesticides; pollution; marine environment
Subjects: Marine Environment
Marine Environment > Marine Pollution
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 02 May 2011 07:15
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:48

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