DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
AC 511 AGROCHEMICAL DECONTAMINATION AND DISPOSAL (2L+1P) I
To teach students the concept of agrochemical / pesticide residue management, disposal and decontamination techniques.
General aspects of disposal and decontamination of agrochemicals.
Decontamination: techniques (physical, chemical and biological), soil, water, plant and agricultural produces.
Guidelines for pesticide disposal in the environment and effluent treatment plants.
Disposal: methods of disposal of containers, obsolete. /out dated pesticides, industrial effluents and other xeno-biotics.
Sensors for monitoring contaminations
Chemical detoxification of potential toxic xenobiotics, oxidative degradation and decontamination methods, decontamination of pesticides from water using different adsorbents, culinary methods for pesticide decontamination from fruits and vegetables, microwave induced decontamination of pesticides, photochemical decontamination of pesticides.