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 Why do farmers use pesticides?

Answer To prevent bugs such as white fly, caterpillars and grasshoppers off of their crop so they don't lose any of it. Farmers use pesticides to help control or suppress any living thing that is damaging... Read More »
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What should you use instead of using pesticides?

It depends on the pest you are trying to eradicate or chase away. Diatomacious Earth is organic and very effective on ants, earwigs, and several other pests. Insecticidal soap is also organic and v... Read More »
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What if there were no pesticides?

Life would certainly be very different. Without DDT in previous wars, we would have possibly seen very different outcomes. Far fewer humans would be alive today because malaria and other very nasty... Read More »
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How are pesticides used for?

Pesticides are used to kill insects that are eating plants, some are harmful though because they kill all sorts of other animals as well as the insects.
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Pesticides for Grasshoppers?

Grasshoppers are herbivorous insects that typically feed on green vegetation. Not particularly picky about what they eat, grasshoppers will often invade yards and gardens, eating the leaves of orna... Read More »
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