Pesticide Application in India

  • Arnab De
  • Rituparna Bose
  • Ajeet Kumar
  • Subho Mozumdar
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science book series (BRIEFSMOLECULAR)


The main use of pesticides in India deals with agriculture and public health sector so as to control the numerous pests and diseases that can affect man and crop as well (Gupta 2004).


Safety Valve Public Health Sector Myoclonic Jerk Pesticide Poisoning Clonic Convulsion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnab De
    • 1
  • Rituparna Bose
    • 2
  • Ajeet Kumar
    • 3
  • Subho Mozumdar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ImmunologyColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Earth and Environmental ScienceThe City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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