Chapter 8 Pesticides : Environmental Impacts and Management Strategies

  title={Chapter 8 Pesticides : Environmental Impacts and Management Strategies},
  author={Harsimran Kaur Gill and Harsh Garg},
Increase in food production is the prime-most objective of all countries, as world population is expected to grow to nearly 10 billion by 2050. Based on evidence, world population is increasing by an estimated 97 million per year (Saravi and Shokrzadeh, 2011). The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has in-fact issued a sobering forecast that world food production needs to increase by 70%, in order to keep pace with the demand of growing population. However, increase… CONTINUE READING


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