By Parmod Kumar, Surender Kumar, Laxmi Joshi
This booklet discusses the real factor of the socioeconomic and environmental affects of agricultural residue burning, universal in agricultural practices in lots of components of the area. specifically, it makes a speciality of the pollutants brought on by rice residue burning utilizing fundamental survey information from Punjab, India. It discusses rising recommendations to agricultural waste burning which are low-priced by way of either time and cash. The burning of agricultural residue explanations critical pollutants in land, water and air and contributes to elevated ozone degrees and weather switch within the long-term. even if, applicable checks haven't been undertaken thus far to illustrate the proper influence of agriculture-based pollutants, specifically residue burning. This ebook addresses this hole within the literature. Punjab has been used as a case learn because it is the manager granary of India, contributing to 27.2 percentage of the Indian nationwide produce of rice and 43.8 percentage of wheat. it really is presumed that the findings from this nation might be invaluable not just for different agricultural components in India, yet internationally. This booklet, as a result, sensitizes coverage makers, researchers and scholars in regards to the affects of pollution brought on by agricultural residue burning---a topic now not a lot dealt within the literature---and offers a manner forward.
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