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Personal use rat and other rodent poisons flea and

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personal use; rat and other rodent poisons; flea and  tick sprays, powders, and pet collars; kitchen,  laundry, and bath disinfectants and sanitizers;  products that kill mold and mildew; some lawn and  garden products, such as weed killers; some  swimming pool chemicals Are there household pesticides? Pesticide Uses
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Most pesticides are pest-specific   A general classification include:  chemical pesticides  biopesticides  antimicrobials  pest control devices Types of pesticides
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Chemical pesticides Some examples include:   organophosphate   (affect functioning of the                      nervous system   nerve gas)   carbamate   (affects the nervous system                                 neurotransmitters)   organochlorine                (very persistent  DDT and chlordane)   pyrethroid  ( synthetic version of the naturally  occurring pesticide pyrethrin   chrysanthemums ) Types of pesticides
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Most pesticides are pest-specific   A general classification include:  chemical pesticides  biopesticides  antimicrobials  pest control devices Types of pesticides
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Biopesticides derived from natural materials such as animals,  plants, bacteria, and certain minerals For example, canola oil and baking soda  have pesticidal applications and are considered  biopesticides At the end of 2001, there were  approximately 195 registered biopesticide active  ingredients and 780 products Types of pesticides
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(3) Classes of Biopesticides #1  Microbial pesticides   Microbial pesticides use nontoxic  microorganisms (e.g., a bacterium, fungus, virus or  protozoan, as the active ingredient) that kill the  unwanted pests through biological actions and are  toxic only to specific pests, hence their  appropriateness for use in organic farming.  EXAMPLES INCLUDE:   BotaniGard  uses naturally occurring fungus to deter whiteflies,  thrips, aphids, and other soft-bodied sucking insects and  Gnatrol  uses bacteria to kill  gnat larvae  Types of pesticides
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Types of pesticides Types of pesticides (3) Classes of Biopesticides (3) Classes of Biopesticides #2  Plant Incorporated Protectants #2  Plant Incorporated Protectants     (substances that plants produce from genetic  (substances that plants produce from genetic  material that has been added to the plant  material that has been added to the plant  (genes and proteins))  (genes and proteins))  For example, scientists can take the gene for a  For example, scientists can take the gene for a  specific Bt ( specific Bt ( Bacillus thuringiensis Bacillus thuringiensis ) pesticidal  pesticidal  protein, and introduce the gene into the  protein, and introduce the gene into the  plant's genetic material. Then the plant  plant's genetic material. Then the plant 
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