Soil pollution poses a worrisome threat to agricultural productivity, food safety, and human health, but far too little is known about the scale and severity of that threat, warns a new FAO report released at the start of a global symposium.

Ranchi: Lending a fillip to organic farming in the state, the Jharkhand government has decided to identify and develop 3,000 clusters across Jharkhand for promotion of organic farming.

Nashik: Noted agriculture economist and former member of State Planning Commission H M Desarada claimed that farmers should understand the impact of climate change on agriculture activities and mus

Patients who return to their home countries after undergoing medical procedures in India carry antibiotic-resistant strains with them.

Agriculture is grappling with many pests already, and as USAid's Regina Eddy says, the armyworm is unique in that it is resistant to many conventional pesticides.

We the Human demanded check over excessive use of toxic chemical pesticides.

Countries in East Africa are formulating formulating a common mechanism for handling agro-chemicals and pesticides amid hurdles in trade and concerns around health and environment safety.

AHMEDABAD: Overexploitation of groundwater resources and over-reliance on chemical pesticides and fertilizers is leading to rise of life-threatening chemical contaminants in groundwater beyond acce

Bird population is concentrated in Barkas, BHEL, Uppal and Medchal, where there are trees and shrubs.

Pesticide Management Bill 2017 is not comprehensive enough to address the multitude of concerns about pesticides in India, according to toxicity watchdog Pesticide Action Network (PAN) India.

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