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'''Pesticides''' are substances used to kill insects, plants and other organisms that negatively impact [[crop]] yield. They can range from hazardous, artificially-isolated chemicals, such as many organochlorides, to relatively innocuous plant-based preparations, like [[Original:Neem A Tree for Solving Global Problems 9|neem oil]]. Pesticides can have unintended consequences such as killing off beneficial, predatory insects.
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*[[Organic pesticides]]
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*[[Making homemade pest control solutions]]
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*[[Integrated Pest Management]]
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[[Category:Pest control]]

Latest revision as of 05:24, 26 February 2016

Pesticides are substances used to kill insects, plants and other organisms that negatively impact crop yield. They can range from hazardous, artificially-isolated chemicals, such as many organochlorides, to relatively innocuous plant-based preparations, like neem oil. Pesticides can have unintended consequences such as killing off beneficial, predatory insects.

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