Global Journal of Environmental Science and Technology

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Economic Impact Of Pesticides Application On Farms To Improve Agricultural Output: A Critical Review

Sanchi, I. D,1 Alhassan, Y. J.2, Utono, M.S3, Abubakar, H4Musa, S. Y5




The paper lucidly reviewed the concept of pesticides, historical perspective of pesticides and its classification of pesticides. However, it also critically examined the economic benefits of using pesticides on crop farms and unveiled the effects of pesticides on man and the environment. The review succinctly elucidated the   precautionary measures for pesticides application and safety practices to employ when applying pesticides to both field crops and stored products for maximum economic benefit


Keywords: Economic, Impact, Pesticides application, Farms, Improved Crop Productivity.