Pesticides

More than 250 studies have linked agrochemicals to several types of cancers, including cancers of the brain, breast, colon, liver, lungs, prostate and thyroid. Photo: AFP

The pesticide threat to public health

4 min read . 03 Apr 2017
A rooftop garden at a residence in New Delhi’s Jor Bagh area. Photographs: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />

Grow your own food

8 min read . 22 Mar 2016
Direct spray of pesticides is the most common pathway of vegetable contamination. Photo: Anupam Nath/AP<br />

Pesticides on your plate

5 min read . 04 Apr 2016
An organic kitchen garden at Saramsa Garden, near Gangtok. Photographs by Indranil Bhoumik/Mint<br />

Sikkim against the machine

12 min read . 22 Feb 2016