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Types of Pesticides

Bactericides - Bacteria
Bactericides - Bacteria

What are Biopesticides? Biopesticides are certain types of pesticides derived from such natural materials as animals, plants, bacteria, and certain minerals. For example, canola oil and baking soda have pesticidal applications and are considered biopesticides.

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Fungicides - Fungi
Fungicides - Fungi

Fungicides. Fungicides are pesticides that kill or prevent the growth of fungi and their spores. They can be used to control fungi that damage plants, including rusts, mildews and blights. They might also be used to control mold and mildew in other settings. Fungicides work in a variety of ways, but most of them damage fungal cell membranes or interfere with energy production within fungal cells.

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Herbicides - Plants
Herbicides - Plants

Pesticides can be made up of extremely toxic chemicals and substances (if it can kill a bug or plant, it can probably do a number on you or your pets, too). You should follow the directions on the packaging of any pesticide you use to the letter to avoid accidental ingestion or environmental hazards.

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Insecticides - Insects
Insecticides - Insects

What is the Difference Between Pesticides, Insecticides and Herbicides? Pesticides are chemicals that may be used to kill fungus, bacteria, insects, plant diseases, snails, slugs, or

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Larvicides - Larvae
Larvicides - Larvae

A larvicide is an insecticide that is specifically targeted against the larval life stage of an insect. Their most common use is against mosquitoes. Larvicides may be contact poisons, stomach poisons, growth regulators, or biological control agents.

Rodenticides - Rodents (Rats and Mice)
Rodenticides - Rodents (Rats and Mice)

Rats and mice pest management is all about taking preventative action. Exclusion tactics such as sealing entry points keep rodents out of buildings and help you avoid a full-scale invasion. Reduce the risk of accidental human, pet, and wildlife exposure to rodenticides by using non-chemical solutions to manage rodent invasions.

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