The use of pesticides in crops for various proposes is quite vital all over the nation, however, as far as the city beautiful is concerned, the application of pesticides is remarkably lower due to small agricultural area, clean environment and cultivated crops type. The comparative graph of the application of pesticides during last 5 years shows a steep decreasing trend, with a total application of 0.2 tons during 2014-15.     

Source: District Agriculture Officer, Sec 17, Chandigarh