Crop Residue Burning: A Threat to South Asian Air Quality
For more than 2 decades, crop residues in Punjab, a region spanning northwestern India and eastern Pakistan, have been burned during October and November to ready fields for the next year's planting. This practice poses a serious threat to air quality in South Asia.
Singh, R. P. and D. G. Kaskaoutis (2014), Crop Residue Burning: A Threat to South Asian Air Quality, Eos Trans. AGU, 95(37), 333. doi: 10.1002/2014EO370001
American Geophysical Union