Pesticide use in India

India Farms Blog

Pesticides Usage by States
State Total pesticides consumed
Uttar Pradesh 39948
Punjab 29235
Haryana 21908
Maharashtra 16480
Rajasthan 15239
Gujarat 13430
Tamil Nadu 12851
All India 210,600

Top Pesticides

Pesticide (Technical Grade) Quantity consumed
(metric tonnes)
Sulphur (fungicide) 16424
Endosulfan (insecticide) 15537
Mancozeb (fungicide) 11067
Phorate (insecticide) 10763
Methyl Parathion (insecticide) 8408
Monocrotophos (insecticide) 8209
Cypermethrin (insecticide) 7309
Isoproturon (herbicide) 7163
Chlorpyrifos (insecticide) 7163
Malathion (insecticide) 7103
Carbendazim (fungicide) 6767
Butachlor (herbicide) 6750
Quinalphos (insecticide) 6329
Copper oxychloride 6055
Dichlorvos (insecticide) 5833

Source: http://indiaforsafefood.in/farminginindia

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