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International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part B (2023)

Prominence of Biopesticides to supersede chemical pesticides in sustainable agriculture

Author(s):

Raveesha Peeriga, Pavan Kumar Balagani and Lakshmana Rao Atmakuri

Abstract:

Population explosion effectuates huge burden on agriculture. To come across the burden the usage of chemical pesticides are in higher ratio which brings several challenges like pest resistance and resurgence, nutritionally altered soil structure or composition and unproductive lands and genetic variation in plants, environmental pollution. High level of usage of chemical pesticides not only shows its effect on environment even it enters into food chain. To overcome these challenges a sustainable agricultural practice is needed where biopesticides works out effectively rather than synthetic pesticides in controlling pests. Natural products are eco-friendly as they are easily biodegradable and therefore do not pollute the environment. Numerous factors have to be considered in order to develop and formulate the biopesticides. Natural products are made to be investigated to find out the chemical compounds acts against pests and Its high time to switch on to biopesticides rather than the chemical pesticides which results in sustainable agriculture and ecofriendly.

Pages: 81-85  |  349 Views  119 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Raveesha Peeriga, Pavan Kumar Balagani and Lakshmana Rao Atmakuri. Prominence of Biopesticides to supersede chemical pesticides in sustainable agriculture. Int. J. Pharmacognosy Pharm. Sci. 2023;5(1):81-85. DOI: 10.33545/27067009.2023.v5.i1b.112
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