Pesticides, Toxicity and Its Effects on Human Health and Environment

Theeranat Suwanaruang
Faculty of Science and Health Technology, Kalasin University, Thailand.

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Book Details


Theeranat Suwanaruang




B P International

ISBN-13 (15)

978-81-969435-6-1 (Print)
978-81-969435-0-9 (eBook)




January 12, 2024

About The Author / Editor

Theeranat Suwanaruang

Faculty of Science and Health Technology, Kalasin University, Thailand.

Pesticides are now an essential tool in the complex fabric of our modern world, where the demands for disease management, agricultural productivity, and aesthetic perfection are always rising. In their many forms, pesticides have shaped the environments we live in and the food we eat, becoming an integral part of our everyday lives. However, there is a price for this ubiquity—one that extends beyond simple chemical uses and affects the delicate equilibrium between human and environmental health.” Pesticides, Toxicity and its Effects on Human Health and Environment” a book, explores the complex web of effects caused by pesticide use. We set out on a quest to explore the complex effects of pesticide toxicity from the prisms of science, ethics, and global consciousness. I investigate water sources, air quality, and even the food that is placed on our plates in addition to the fields of agriculture. I follow the routes that pesticides take to enter ecosystems, where they affect creatures that are not their intended targets and eventually human populations. It is our responsibility as stewards of the earth to understand the complex interactions between pesticides and the ecosystem. The goal of this book is to give readers a thorough grasp of the various kinds of pesticides, their chemical makeup, and their mechanisms of action. It examines the negative environmental implications of pesticide use, including how it affects biodiversity, water quality, and soil health. At the same time, we examine the human cost, looking into the dangers of pesticide residues in food, the effects of chronic exposure on health, and the vulnerabilities of specific groups. This book serves as both a call to action and a compilation of knowledge. I cordially ask you, the reader, to accompany us on a voyage of comprehension, contemplation, and activism as we unearth the consequences of pesticide toxicity on the environment and human health. Let’s work together to create a future in which the advantages of using pesticides are weighed against a deep regard for the complex ecosystems that support us and the health of future generations.