Factsheets ANTIBIOTICS IN AGRICULTURE: A POTENTIAL SOURCE OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

Title: Factsheets ANTIBIOTICS IN AGRICULTURE: A POTENTIAL SOURCE OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE‚Äč
Publication Type: Factsheets
Year of Publication: 2022

Abstract:This factsheet highlights antibiotics that are extensively used in agriculture to prevent and cure various diseases in crops. The factsheet emphasises on the issues and concerns related to antibiotic use in agriculture and potential risk of antimicrobial resistance. Further, it briefly describes the regulatory status of antibiotics used in agriculture globally as well as in India.