Volume 2 (Issue 2)

pp. 77-86

Open Access

Research paper

Concentration of Different Insecticides and Fungicides in Godavari at Nasik during Different Seasons

Sanjay Popatrao Kaware*, Javid Manzoor

SPK, JM: Department of Environmental Science, JJT University, Jhunjhunu 333001, Rajasthan, India


*Corresponding author: Sanjay Popatrao Kaware; Email: sanjaypkaware22@gmail.com

DOI:

Received: 

09 June 2022

Published:

10 July 2022

Cite as: Kaware, S. P., & Manzoor, J. (2022). Concentration of Different Insecticides and Fungicides in Godavari at Nasik during Different Seasons. Inventum Biologicum, 2(2), 77–86. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6815956

Abstract

Pesticides are the chemicals which are used to kill pests in order to increase the crop productivity. However, their presence in other ecosystem may cause different impacts to both plants and animals. The concentration of different insecticides and fungicides in Godavari at Nasik during different seasons was investigated in the present study. The pesticides were determined by some proper procedures and protocols. Gas chromatography was used to know the concentration of pesticides. Different types of insecticides and fungicides were found in the water samples of Godavari river. The primary sources of pesticides were agricultural runoff from the adjacent agricultural fields. Hence, it is recommended that pesticide use should be limited and use of bio-pesticides may be encouraged.

Keywords:

Anthropogenic sources, Biopesticides, Godavari, Pesticides, Target organisms

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Funding Information

This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.

Declaration of Conflict

The authors declare that they have no known competing financial interests or personal relationships that could have appeared to influence the work reported in this paper.