The Effect of Pesticide Usage towards the Environmental Damage in Sungai Lintang Village West Kayu Aro Sub-district Kerinci Regency

Dikho Prio Utomo, Indang Dewata

Abstract


According to the preliminary survey that has been conducted in Sungai Lintang Village, West Kayu Aro Sub-district, Kerinci Regency, farmers do not use pesticide as follows in the pesticide tag / packaging, so it is estimated to be happened of residual disposition in the soil and will affect the environment. The aim of this research is (1) To find out whether there are pesticide residue in the soil or not due to the pesticide usage on plants (2) To describe how is the effect of pesticide usage on soil damage in the agricultural land (3) To describe how is the effect of pesticide usage on deterioration on farmers’ life quality. (4) To describe is the effect of pesticide usage on agricultural output and income. This research used quantitative approach and descriptive research type. This research worked with three hypotheses: (1) There is a significant effect between pesticide usage with the soil damage on agricultural land, (2) There is a significant effect between pesticide usage with Farmers’ Life Quality, and (3) There is a significant effect between pesticide usage with agricultural output and income on Sungai Lintang Village West Kayu Aro Sub-district Kerinci Regency. According to the data analysis, it is found that there are pesticide residues in one of the soil samples which the residual rate is 0,16 mg/kg over the limit of 0,005 mg/kg. According to the correlation test analysis result, There is a negative (-0,707) and significant (0,000) effect between pesticide usage (X) to the soil damage on agricultural land (Y1), There is a negative (-0,518) and significant (0,001) effect between pesticide usage (X) to the farmers’ life quality; (Y2), and There is a positive (0,642) and significant (0,000) effect between pesticide usage (X) to the agricultural output and income (Y3). According to the research result, it is concluded that inappropriate pesticide usage are going to effect the environment, even it is on the soil, income or health.


Full Text:

PDF

References


Badan Pusat Statistik, 2019. Kabupaten Kerinci.

Dinas Pertanian Kabupaten Kerinci, 2019. Kabupaten Kerinci.

Edial, H., Muctar B., & Dewata, I. (2019). Evaluation Of Land Use to Critican Batang Kuranji Watershed in Padang City. IOP Conference Series : Earth and Environmental Science, 314, 012004.

Rario, Budi. 2004. Kajian Persepsi dan Perilaku Petani terhadap Resiko Penanganan Residu Pestisida di Lingkungan. Tesis. Magister Pengelolaan Lingkungan. Universitas Gadjah Mada: Yogyakarta.

Sulistiyono, dkk.2008. Pengetahuan Sikap dan Tindakan Petani Bawang Merah dalam Penggunaan Pestisida, Jawa Timur.

Zulkarnain, (2009). Dasar-Dasar Hortikultura, Jakarta : Bumi Aksara.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2020 Dikho Prio Utomo, Indang Dewata

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.