Punjab, Haryana and Telangana are among the top five states using pesticides. In this case, Maharashtra is on the first number one and Uttar Pradesh on the second number.
Punjab, Haryana and Telangana are among the top five states using pesticides. In this case, Maharashtra is on the first number one and Uttar Pradesh on the second number. Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal are also included in the list of use of more pesticides.
Fertilizer consumption per year
According to the newly available information, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, the use of chemical fertilizers in the country during 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 (till Kharif 2020) was 54.38 million tonnes, 56.21 million tonnes, 59.88 million. Ton and 33.85 million tonnes of fertilizer products (urea, di-ammonium phosphate (DAP), muret of potash (MOP), complex and single super phosphate) were used.
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Experts fear that unbalanced use of chemical fertilizers, combined with depletion of organic matter and neglect of micro and secondary nutrients, will result in multi-nutrient depletion and soil health deterioration, especially intensive farming. It can be seen more in areas.
The All India Coordinated Research Project on long term fertilizer experiments over five decades has indicated that continued use of nitrogen fertilizers alone has had a profound impact on soil health and crop productivity. Because of this there has been a decrease in micronutrients.
Top 10 states of the country in fertilizer consumption. Figures as per kg / ha
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