Herbicides

Herbicides are chemicals used to destroy unwanted plants (terrestrial or aquatic) called weeds. Herbicides fall into two broad categories: inorganic (e.g., copper sulfate, sodium chlorate, and sodium arsenite) and organic (e.g., chlorophenoxy compounds, dinitrophenols, bipyridyl compounds, carbamates, and amide...

Weed Control

Fine Gardening issue 127 Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais If you were to track every hour spent in your garden, you would probably find that you do an inordinate amount of weeding. And while the first few weeks of tearing up these intruders can...

Pesticide

at Is a Pesticide? RESOURCES Pesticide Gateway About the Gateway What Is a Pesticide? Pesticide-Induced Diseases Database Safety Source on Pesticide Providers ManageSafeā„¢ Eating with a Conscience Pesticides and You Journal Daily News State Pages YouTube Channel Media What Is...

Fungicides

What are Fungicides? Diseases are a major source of crop and plant damage that can be caused by a number of plant pathogenic (disease-causing) organisms. Fungi are the number one cause of crop loss worldwide. Viruses, nematodes, and bacteria also...

Plant Protection

Department of Plant Protection Overview The Plant Protection measures help in increasing the per hectare yield by protecting crops from damages of insects, diseases and weeds, because, without effective protection against the attack of pests and diseases, the beneficial outcome...
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