Problem

Misuse of agricultural chemicals

Other Names:
Misuse of poisons in agriculture
Excessive use of toxic products in farming
Abuse of agrochemicals
Nature:
Modern agriculture is almost entirely reliant on agricultural chemicals for its levels of productivity. Short-term gains can often be made by over-application or misuse of these chemicals, causing potential long-term damage to the immediate land and neighbouring ecosystems.
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
22.06.2018 – 10:51 CEST