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Pesticides

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  1. Pesticides Substances that kill pests

  2. Types of pesticides About 900 active ingredients in 20,700 products currently sold in world markets • Insecticides: kill insects • Fungicides: kill fungi • Herbicides: kill weeds • Nematicides: kill nematodes • Rodenticides: kill rodents (mice, rats) • Molluscicides: kill molluscs (snails, slugs) • Microbicides: kill microbes

  3. Types of insecticides • Plant extracts (nicotine, pyrethrum, neem, etc) • Microbial extracts (BT,abamectin, sphinosad) • Insect growth regulators (hexythiazox, etc) • Chlorinated hydrocarbon (DDT, Aldrin, etc) • Organophosphates (chlorpyrifos, diazinon, dimethoate, etc) • Carbamates (many) • Synthetic pyrethroids (cypermethrin, deltamethrin, etc) • Chloro-nicotinyl (imidacloprid, thiacloprid, etc) • Other new types (few)

  4. Types of fungicides • Inorganic (copper, sulfur, Bordeaux mix) • Azole (difenoconazole, triadimefon, etc) • Strobin (kresoxym-methyl, trifloxystrobin, etc) • Dithiocarbamate (mancozeb, metiram, etc) • Benzanoid (metalaxyl, etc) • Others