• AGRICULTURAL POLLUTION
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    AGRICULTURAL POLLUTION

    MEANING OF AGRICULTURAL POLLUTION Agricultural pollution is defined as the release of toxic or harmful substances into the environment by natural forces or man and other animals to an extent that causes biological damage to man and his resources. In other words, agricultural pollution is the release of harmful substances into the environment i.e, water, air and land in quantities or to the level that are harmful to man, animals and plants. The harmful substances that cause pollution in the environment are called pollutants.   SOURCES OR CAUSES OF POLLUTION The main sources or causes of pollution of agricultural land or ponds can be classified as Air pollution. Noise pollution.…

  • ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
    PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

    ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

    Pollution is the release of substances into the environment i.e. air, water or land in quantities or to the level that are harmful to man, animals and plants. The substances that cause pollution in the environment are called pollutants.   TYPES OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION There are three main types of pollution. These are: Air pollution. Land pollution. Water pollution.   AIR POLLUTION Causes Discharge of solid substances like smoke, dust and soot from industries, machines and coal into the air. Fumes from industrial processes such as sulphuric acid, mist from coal mining and cement factories. Gases such as sulphur dioxide, carbon monoxide from exhaust pipes of motor vehicles and airplanes.…

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