Posts Contributed By "By Adeela Yousaf, Zoya Zafar and Zahra Saeed"

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  • Effects of pesticides (organophosphate) on human health

    A pesticide is any substance or mixture of substances including insecticide, herbicide, fungicide, and various other substances schemed for preventing, destroying, repelling, or diminishing any pest. In all over the world, 500 compounds presently are registered as pesticides or metabolites of pesticides. The grouping of pesticides is based on the formulations and chemical structure of pesticides.  Pesticides mostly enter the soil and other parts of ecosystem because of certain properties i) high solubility in water ii) retention in porous structures iii)…Read More