Glossary:Pesticide - Statistics Explained

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A pesticide is a chemical substance used in agriculture to kill or limit organisms which are considered 'pests' because they might endanger agricultural crop output; pesticides can be subdivided into:

  • fungicides (against fungi);
  • herbicides (against plants considered to be 'weeds');
  • insecticides (against insects).

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