Asked in Chemistry
What are chemicals called that are used to kill insects?
These chemicals are called insecticides.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using chemicals to kill insects and weeds?
The advantage of using chemicals to kill insects and weeds is speed, cost and ease of application. The disadvantage of chemicals is overspray and runoff, as well as the lingering chemical on the produce. ...
Asked in Chemistry
Are chemicals intended to kill insects and other organisms that damage crops?
Yes, these chemicals are called pesticides.
Asked in Garden Insects
Which insects do farmers kill?
Well they try and kill the pest insects that damage their crops but unfortunately the insecticide sprays they use actually kill all insects which, while perhaps OK for the farmer is very bad for the ecology and biodiversity of the planet.....also we end up eating some of these chemicals and as they are poisons it can not really be good for us. ...
Asked in Farm Crops
Which chemicals are designed to kill pests?
Pesticides is the general term that's used to describe the chemicals that are designed to kill pests. The first part of the word, which is 'pest-' in this case, identifies the intended target or victim of the chemical. The second part of the word, '-icide', explains the intended, terminal action to whatever the pest is. There also are specific chemicals that kill specific pests. For example, 'fungicides' kill fungi. Chemicals identified as 'insecticides' kill insects. Those identified as 'miticides' kill mites. 'Herbicides' kill plants, usually...
Asked in Insects
Why there are some insecticide cannot kill insects?
Some insecticides can no longer kill insects because the insects have evolved to be immune to the poisons. Also, most insecticides do not kill insects on contact. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Spiders, Spider-Man
What do you do to make a radioactive spider out of chemicals?
Radioactive chemicals would kill a real spider. Real life is not the same as the comics. ...
Asked in The Hunger Games
What does Katniss realize about one of the Insects?
That they where called jackers and the would parolize and posssiable kill you. ...