Pesticides are chemicals which kill pests and are classified by the types of pests which they kill. Insecticides, for example, destroy flies, herbicides destroy plants, bactericides kill microbes, fungicides kill fungi and algae kill algae. A worker sprays pesticides on ferns to eliminate insects and other pests. A worker sprays pesticides on ferns to remove insects and other pests. Around 90 per cent of the pesticides employed globally are used in cultivation, food production, or transportation. There is demand to raise and maintain food production by the usage of pesticides and other farm chemicals, leading to an increasing world population.



  • Fungicides
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Miticides
  • Fumigants
  • Defoliants and desiccants
  • Rodenticides

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