Agri experts for reducing rising use of pesticides

STAFF REPORT IBD: Due to rapid increase in population, the use of pesticides has increased to meet food requirement. However, there is a grave need to minimize the use of pesticide in order to ensure friendly environment.

Secretary and Acting Chairman, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Dr. Munir Ahmad said this while addressing on the occasion of “No Use of Pesticides Day” at NARC.

He appreciated the efforts of scientists and organizers to arrange such an important event to create awareness among the people of all walks of life about the hazardous effects of pesticide on human health and environment.

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