What is a pesticide treadmill?

Answer The term "pesticide treadmill" relates to the resistance of pests to the effects of certain pesticides. As more pesticides are used, pests have evolved to withstand certain chemicals. This resista... Read More »

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What is the pesticide pyrethrum?

Pyrethrum is a natural pesticide, containing chemicals which not only kill pests but pose a significant danger to humans as well. The U.S. Environment Protection Agency has conducted several survey... Read More »

What does pesticide kill?

Insects, bugs, little animals, plants, spiders and other arachnids, birds, rodents, fungi, bacteria, etc.

Crossbow pesticide?

Did you bother to read the label at all? Crossbow is not labeled for use near wetlands. To quote the specimen label:"This product is toxic to fish. Drift or ... Read More »

What are pesticide residues?

Pesticide residues are very small amounts of pesticides that can remain in or on a crop after harvesting or storage. Levels are typically very low, for example a few milligrams of pesticide in a ki... Read More »