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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).
- Regulation (EC) No 1185/2009 concerning statistics on pesticides