Ecological safety of pesticide use in Ukraine

Abstract

The purpose of the study is to determine the levels of hazardous pesticides used in Ukraine and the world and to identify the most dangerous of them. The main agrochemical manufacturers of Ukraine are analyzed and a list of active pesticide substances is made. The ecotoxic method has been used and the list of the most environmentally hazardous pesticides for the environment and humans has been established. The mechanism of increasing environmental safety by using different pesticides on agricultural lands with acid and alkaline soils is proposed.

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Keywords

pesticides, ecotoxic, ecological safety, half-life

Citation

Petruk R. Ecological safety of pesticide use in Ukraine / Roman Petruk, Volodymyr Kostyuk // Environmental Problems. — Lviv : Lviv Politechnic Publishing House, 2017. — Vol 2. — No 3. — P. 115–120.