AN OVERVIEW OF CHEMICAL PESTICIDES AND ITS IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN HEALTH
Chemical pesticides play an important role in agriculture in order to protect crops from the pests such as weeds, insects, rodents, fungi and mould etc. Apart from its advantages, inappropriate use of chemical pesticides leads to the environmental damage and adverse effect on health. This knowledge cannot, in certain cases, be translated into reality by end users including farmers as well as consumers who know the harmful consequences of pesticides. The movement, bioavailability and absorption of pesticides from soil particles are the basis of the atmosphere and water bodies' mobility. There are adverse effects on the soil and the human race with pesticides. It affects people, including prenatal, of all ages. These contaminants damage marine environments when introduced into the water sources. By taking these issues into consideration, this review paper focused on the chemical pesticides and its impact on environment and health. Awareness of appropriate use of chemical pesticides among the farmers will lead to the safer food production that will help in environmental health protection and secure health..