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1

What is a herbicide?

Kills weeds leaving crops unharmed

2

What is a fungicide?

Protects from fungal pathogens

3

What are insecticides?

Kills target pest but protects beneficials

4

Give an example of a beneficial

Ladybird

5

What do nematocides kill?

Nematodes

6

What does a molluscicide kill?

Slugs

7

What does a rodenticide kill?

Mice and rats

8

What does a acaricide kill?

Mites

9

What percentage of farmers use pesticides?

97%

10

What are the 4 types of pesticides?

Contact
Residual
Translocated
Translaminar

11

How does contact pesticides work?

Limited within the plant

12

How does residual work?

Soil applied active for months or weeks

13

How does translocation work?

Moves within the plant in the xylem and phloem

14

How does translaminar work?

Moves one side of the leaf to the other

15

What are the two types of herbicides?

Selective
Non selective

16

What is a selective herbicide?

Kills target weeds

17

What is non selective?

Kills any plant