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Eco-friendly way: biological control by using insect natural enemies (prevention of cancer caused by pesticides)

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology King George Medical University, Lucknow, India
  • 2Microbiology Lab Department of Botany R.B.S. College, Agra, India
  • 3Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Engg. and Tech., Agra College, Agra, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 6, Issue (3), Pages 66-67, March,22 (2017)

Abstract

Pesticides are harmful to human health. In farming, most of the pesticides (99%) accumulate in the environment. People with great exposures to pesticides, such as farmers, are at high risk of cancers. According to the news of print media (The Hindu), published during August 2011, cancer among farmers was due to disproportionate use of pesticides in Punjab. In this review, we offer an eco- friendly way to control pests that are found in farms to manage pest by using their natural enemies against them. Some beneficial insects which are harmless to people but they are born to consume farmer target pest insect.

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