What are pesticides?

Class 8 Question

Kartik Anudeep
Nov 25, 2020
Pesticides are chemicals sprays which are used for killing insects in a cultivated field.

Pesticides include herbicides for destroying weeds and other unwanted vegetation, insecticides for controlling a wide variety of insects, fungicides used to prevent the growth of molds and mildew, disinfectants for preventing the spread of bacteria, and compounds used to control mice and rats. ...


types of pests which they kill:

Insecticides - insects.

Herbicides - plants.

Rodenticides - rodents (rats and mice)

Bactericides - bacteria.

Fungicides - fungi.

Larvicides - larvae.

Sapna Chaudhary
Nov 28, 2020
It's a type of chemical for killing the insects in a field aur we can say in a agricultue!

Pooja Kumari
Nov 26, 2020
Pesticides are substances that are meant to control pests. The term pesticide includes all of the following: herbicide, insecticides nematicide, molluscicide, piscicide, avicide, rodenticide, bactericide, insect repellent, animal repellent, antimicrobial, and fungicide

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