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  • How do the use of fertilizers and pesticides cause harm to the environment

     Ishita Gupta updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago 2Members · 2 Posts
  • Soniya Sanyal

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    June 1, 2021 at 1:45 am

    What are their effects?

  • Ishita Gupta

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    October 9, 2021 at 9:32 pm
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    We all know that fertilizers are used for the good development of plants. It increases the rate of nutrition in plants and
    boosts the growth of plants. There are some natural fertilizers and chemical fertilizers. The levels of soil pH vary from 0­
    14, where 0 is deemed to be vastly acidic and 14 being the most fundamental. 7 is deemed to be neutral. The suitable
    soil pH varies from plant to plant and can be modified by giving rise to some changes. The bottom line for utilizing too
    many fertilizers in the soil is that, though it may look like it will work presently, there are high opportunities that you may
    not use it for plant yielding in the lengthy race. When you mix chemical fertilisers in your plants when they are washed
    up and it gets mixed on water bodies like lakes, ponds, and many more. This organizes a toxic atmosphere and
    regulates the extinction of fish and other aquatic fauna and flora. Indirectly, it contributes to an imbalance in the food
    line as the several kinds of fishes in the water bodies stoop to be the important food basis of various birds and animals
    in the atmosphere. The nitrogen and other chemicals existing in the fertilizers can also influence the groundwaters and
    waters that are employed for drinking. One of the most common of this can be the growth of blue baby disease which
    happens in infants whose skin tissues are low in oxygen. This is why their skin seems to be blue or purplish colour or.
    You would also be eager to know that studies disclose that the use of garden fertilizers and pesticides can result in
    health risks like cancer and fatal diseases in humans, particularly in children.

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