Review the impacts of pesticides on the environmental health and human Health

Document Type : Primary Research paper

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Community Health Department, Health and Medical Technical College ,Southern Technical University, Basra –Iraq

Abstract

The aquatic environment is affected by pesticides toxins through the drainage irrigation water contamination with pesticides .The affects the water quality and becomes an unsuitable environment for aquatic organisms to live .Those workers in the fields of plant and environment protection from agricultural pestes and disease-carrying insects are exposed to the hazards of phosphorous and chlorinated pesticides , where the health of farmers who work in pesticide spraying is affected including breathing ,loss of memory and blood variables , in addition to its effect on pregnant and fetuses .

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