a chemical preparation for destroying plant, fungal, or animal pests
Pesticides are substances meant for attracting, seducing, and then destroying, or
mitigating any pest. They are a class of biocide. The most common use of ...
Aug 5, 2014 ... Under United States law, a pesticide is also any substance or mixture of
substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, ...
The term pesticides
is technically a catch-all phrase that specifically means one of the following: insecticide, herbicide, fungicide or any other chemical substances used to control pests.
Pests that pesticides
fight or kill may include insects and insect-like organis... More »
Evaluates pesticides and other chemicals to safeguard people, threatened
species and ecosystems from environmental harm.
Pesticides are chemicals used to eliminate or control a variety of agricultural
pests that can damage crops and livestock and reduce farm productivity. The
Pesticides are used all around us, in homes and gardens, schools, parks and
NPIC is a cooperative effort between Oregon State University and the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency. Provides information about pesticides and ...
A pesticide is any substance used to kill, repel, or control certain forms of plant or
animal life that are considered to be pests. Pesticides include herbicides for ...