Insecticides. Chemicals that are used to kill that are pests. 1st Generation. mixtures containing. - lethal to both bugs AND humans. e.g. . tropical legume. tobacco. African chrysanthemum. Plants are a “natural” place to look for insecticides because they. spines.
Chemicals that are used
to kill that are pests.
- lethal to both bugs AND humans
among the Allied soldiers
invading Italy during WWII
for the synthesis of DDT.
still being used in some countries (e.g.- ).
World Health Organization was obliged to parachute into Borneo.
Therefore, they CAN’T
, not just pests.
If an insecticide is overused, can develop.
for the same reason. (i.e.- Some disease-causing bacteria have become resistant to all known .)
2,4 - D has been linked
the action of the female sex hormone & may be
causing in adolescents.
(pesticides that non-essential or used to improve the appearance
of lawns, gardens, & trees) in .
There are exceptions for agriculture, forestry, the promotion of
public health or safety (e.g.- to control plants that are poisonous
to the touch, such as ; insects that bite, sting, are venomous or are disease carrying, like mosquitoes; and animals, insects or plants that may cause damage to a structure or infrastructure, such as ), and .
The is one of North America\'s most devastating forest pests.
Both Toronto & Mississsauga have carried out
to control this pest.
you can use
or for poison
ivy, but NOT for
Native plants are adapted to the conditions here. They are &
than introduced species. Put away those pesticide & fertilizer bottles & turn off the sprinkler!
Food produced without: antibiotics;
growth hormones; most conventional ;
petroleum- based or sewage sludge-based
; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation.