Noun(1) a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects
(1) Diazanon is a pesticide used again in agriculture, but also used around the home.(2) He said the pesticide used on GM crops did not affect soil or water and was extremely safe.(3) Once volatilized, a pesticide can move in air currents away from the treated surface.(4) Occupational exposures to pesticides and organic solvents are suspected risk factors.(5) The synthetic pyrethroids are more stable than the pyrethrins, and are equally or more potent pesticides .(6) It is the rat breeding season when many people use pesticides and poisons to kill off the rodents.(7) The pesticides used in conventional farming lead to many diseases, including cancer.(8) Biotech researchers were interested in lectins because of their pesticidal properties and the possibility of inserting genes from the compounds into food crops.(9) Today billions of dollars are spent in pesticides , fungicides and herbicides.(10) Organic contaminants include residues of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals.(11) In recent years, the use of pesticides in agriculture has been increasing steadily.(12) A single pesticidal product rarely gives the most effective and economical control.(13) The cost of pesticides and other damage-control methods have landed farmers in deep debt.(14) High prices are charged for manure, pesticides and other items needed by farmers.(15) When soybeans are infected or otherwise stressed, the plants make three glyceollins with natural pesticidal properties.(16) While raising the plants and shrubs sparingly use pesticides , as they may harm or even kill the birds.
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