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pes·ti·cide
[pes-tuh-sahyd]
NOUN
1.
a chemical preparation for destroying plant, fungal, or animal pests.
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Pesticide - Wikipedia

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Pesticides are substances meant for attracting, seducing, and then destroying any pest. They are a class of biocide. The most common use of pesticides is as ...

The Problem with Pesticides | Toxics Action Center

www.toxicsaction.org/problems-and-solutions/pesticides

Pesticides. Pesticides are the only toxic substances released intentionally into our environment to kill living things. This includes substances that kill weeds ...

Pesticides | US EPA

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Evaluates pesticides and other chemicals to safeguard people, threatened species and ecosystems from environmental harm.

Types of Pesticides

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Sep 2, 2016 ... There are many different types of pesticides, each is meant to be effective against specific pests. The term "-cide" comes from the Latin word "to ...

Pesticides 101 | Pesticide Action Network

www.panna.org/pesticides-big-picture/pesticides-101

Pesticides are used all around us, in homes and gardens, schools, parks and agricultural fields.

Sustainable Table | Pesticides

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Pesticides are chemicals used to eliminate or control a variety of agricultural pests that can damage crops and livestock and reduce farm productivity. The most ...

Pesticides - NIEHS - National Institutes of Health

www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/pesticides/

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 ...

Pesticides and Alternatives - NYS Dept. of Environmental ...

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is the state agency that regulates pesticides and is responsible for compliance assistance, ...