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Endosulfan: A Noxious Agrochemical for the Health of Human Beings

Varsha Deshraj


Endosulfan, an organochlorine pesticide, is a broad spectrum contact insecticide widely used
in pest control. It is used in a wide range of crops including cereals, coffee, cotton, fruit, oil
seeds, potato, tea and vegetables. There is a global concern over the acute toxicity of
endosulfan. This article will make us understand the accurate meaning of Endosulfan
(insecticide) and also why it is harmful for the health of human beings. It has been discussed
about the ban on the Endosulfan and Why Indian citizens are opposing this prohibition,
alternative of the Endosulfan and also the harmful effects on various living creatures.

Keywords: endosulfan, prohibition, noxious, health effect

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