Interactions of Pesticides with Environment and Environmentally Friendly Approaches against Agricultural Pests
American Journal of Plant Biology
Volume 2, Issue 3-1, September 2017, Pages: 28-31
Received: Mar. 8, 2017; Accepted: Apr. 26, 2017; Published: Jun. 9, 2017
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Taner Bozkurt, Bozkurt Biotechnology Research and Development LLC, Adana, Turkey
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In this review study, the relationship and effects of pesticides with human and environment have been examined. In addition to the rapidly growing population and urbanization, developing plant biotechnology for the production of agricultural products to meet the needs and an indispensable part of modern agriculture have become pesticides. Pesticides are being used extensively in the world in order to eliminate harmful substances in agricultural areas and to obtain quality products. As a result of unconscious pesticide use, human, air, water, soil and wild life are affected adversely, resistance is formed in target living beings, natural balance and natural balance are seen to be deteriorated by killing natural life and beneficial beings. Despite all the adversities brought by the pesticides, the use of different methods to combat the pests, the consciousness of the public on this issue and the increasing use of biopesticides which are very important are showing promising developments. It is also a very important development to see biopesticides begin to take up chemical pesticides in developed countries, especially in developing countries.
Pesticide, Environmental, Biopesticides, Biotechnology
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Taner Bozkurt, Interactions of Pesticides with Environment and Environmentally Friendly Approaches against Agricultural Pests, American Journal of Plant Biology. Special Issue: Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. Vol. 2, No. 3-1, 2017, pp. 28-31. doi: 10.11648/j.ajpb.s.2017020301.15
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