Pesticides and the Environment. ASM 336. Pesticides . Goal: to stop or limit pest occurrence Types: Insecticides – kill insects Herbicides – kill weeds Fungicides – suppress or kill fungi. Benefits.
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To maximize pesticide effectiveness and minimize negative environmental impacts, the pesticide must be compatible with the physical, chemical, and biological conditions of the application site.
The challenge for pesticide applicators is to maximize the benefits of pesticides through sound management while reducing environmental risks. This includes:
…shows a consideration for the environment.
By B. Joern, B. Lohman, and F. Whitford