Indiscriminate Use Of Chemical Fertilisers Puts Humans, Land At Risk

by M. Nuruddin Feb 10, 2021 • 07:10 PM Views 374

Indiscriminate use of chemicals such as nitrogen as a fertiliser is harmful to both soil and crops as well as human health. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha said the consumption of fertilisers has increased from 54.38 million tonnes in 2017-18 to 56.21 million tonnes in 2018-19 and 59.88 million tonnes in 2019-20