Nanaji Deshmukh VETERINARY Science University
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Dr. S.K. Mahajan Shubham
Dr. Sona Dubey B.F.Sc. 2nd
Pesticide is a chemical or biological
substance that is intended to
prevent or repel or destroy the
pests that may damage or disturb
the growth or health of living
organisms which may be plants or
animals. These pests include insects,
rodents, fungi, weeds, nematodes,
Classification based on their origin
There are two types
chemical pesticides and bio pesticides.
Chemical pesticides are further
divided into four types based on their origin –
Organ chlorine pesticides
These are naturally occurring
materials or derived naturally from
living organisms or their metabolites,
like bacteria, fungi, plants, etc. These
are classified into three major
Plant incorporated protectants (PIPs)
Algaecides are used for killing and/or slowing the growth
Desiccants are used to dry up living plant tissues.
Defoliants cause plants to drop their leaves.
Miticides control mites that feed on plants and animals.
Mites are not insects, exactly.
Ovicides are used to control eggs of insects and mites.
Pheromones are biologically active chemicals used to
attract insects or disrupt their mating behavior. The ratio
of chemicals in the mixture is often species-specific.
Plant Growth Regulators are used to alter the growth of
plants. For example, they may induce or delay flowering.
Herbicides - used for killing weeds or herbs. e.g,
Insecticides - used for killing insects. e.g. Sevin
Fungicides - used for killing fungi. e.g. mankocide
Nematicides - used for killing nematode e.g.
Rodenticides - used for killing rodents (rat,mice)e.g.
Acaricides - used for killing aracnids (mites) e.g.
Molluscocides - used for killing Molluscs