Flashcards in Lecture 8- Pesticides Deck (17)
What is a herbicide?
Kills weeds leaving crops unharmed
What is a fungicide?
Protects from fungal pathogens
What are insecticides?
Kills target pest but protects beneficials
Give an example of a beneficial
What do nematocides kill?
What does a molluscicide kill?
What does a rodenticide kill?
Mice and rats
What does a acaricide kill?
What percentage of farmers use pesticides?
What are the 4 types of pesticides?
How does contact pesticides work?
Limited within the plant
How does residual work?
Soil applied active for months or weeks
How does translocation work?
Moves within the plant in the xylem and phloem
How does translaminar work?
Moves one side of the leaf to the other
What are the two types of herbicides?
What is a selective herbicide?
Kills target weeds