Pesticides are an enormous group of chemicals designed to kill unwanted Insects- Insecticides; Weeds – Herbicides; Nematocides- Fumigants; Rodents- Rodenticides; Fungi – Fungicides & Microorganisms – Disinfectants.
The problem is, many of the chemicals used to kill pests also endanger human health.
Main Groups of Insecticides -Neonicotinoids; Carbamates/Organophosphates; Organochlorine;Pyrethroids/Pyrethrin’s/Piperonals.
Main Groups of Herbicides – Chlorophenyl Herbicides; Glyphosate; Paraquat/Diquat; Trizine (Atrazine).
Main Groups of Fumigants – Organochlorine ( 1,3-D)
MAIN GROUPS OF INSECTICIDES - HERBICIDES - FUMIGANTS