DANGERS OF PESTICIDES ON WILDLIFE ECOLOGYJournal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH -GRANTHAALAYAH (Vol.3, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2015-09-29
Authors : Leena Lakhani; Dilip Soni; Brahmadeep Alune;
Page : 1-3
Keywords : Pesticides; Wild Life; Niche; Chronic exposure; Secondary exposure; indirect effects.;
Wildlife includes plants, insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals and many other animals. Each species has certain niche for its specific food, shelter and breeding site. The place where specie has all of its living requirements becomes that species habitat. The wild life habitats include native and man-made, exist in urban settings, in agricultural fields and in the wilderness. Pesticides applied in many forms to forests, rangeland, aquatic habitats, farmland, urban turf and gardens. Pesticides poisoning to wildlife may result from acute or chronic exposure, via secondary exposure or through indirect effects to the animal.
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