Toxicity of Common Lawn, Garden, and Ornamental Pesticides in Iowa

Title

Toxicity of Common Lawn, Garden, and Ornamental Pesticides in Iowa

Number

PSEP 0060

Authors

Mark Shour

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Publication Date:

3-2019

Status

Current

Description

By design, pesticides are toxic to the target pests. Insecticides target insects and mites, herbicides target weeds, and fungicides target plant pathogens. In general, the quicker a pest problem is solved the better, but anyone considering the use of a pesticide should be aware of the potential harm the chemical could pose to themselves or the environment.

Language

en

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