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synonyms for pesticide

  • defoliant
  • fungicide
  • insecticide
  • DDT
  • paraquat
  • weedkiller
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How to use pesticide in a sentence

Humans cause habitat loss, produce pesticides, and import non-native species.
WE CRUSH, POISON, AND DESTROY INSECTS AT OUR OWN PERIL - ISSUE 95: ESCAPEJOHN HAINZEJANUARY 20, 2021NAUTILUS
As I began to research the industry more, I realized that tampon manufacturers aren’t required to disclose a list of ingredients and that they can contain pesticides, glue, and even bleach.
THE PERIOD-CARE STARTUP NIXING THE STIGMAS AND TABOOS AROUND MENSTRUATIONRACHEL KINGJANUARY 10, 2021FORTUNE
In the past two decades, Oregon environmental regulators identified industrial logging as a risk to more than 170 public water systems, listing clear-cutting, road building and pesticide spraying as potential sources of contamination.
TIMBER TAX CUTS COST OREGON TOWNS BILLIONS. THEN POLLUTED WATER DROVE UP THE PRICE.BY TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING, AND ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVEJANUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
Organic cotton is excellent for all skin types, and has the bonus feature of putting fewer pesticides into the environment during production.
BEST SHEETS: CHOOSE THE RIGHT BED LINENS FOR A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEPCARSEN JOENKDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
This led to the Rice Harmony Collective, which revived traditional techniques like “rice duck fish” agriculture, where fish and ducks in the rice paddy act as a natural pesticide.
“HE PUT QR-CODED WRISTBANDS ON EACH OF THE CHICKENS”KATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Many species of insects no longer respond to the effects of pesticides.
FROM THE ARCHIVESKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Booms in fertilizer and pesticide use have polluted land and waterways, and the easy availability of water has led some dry parts of the world to use up their resources.
WHY PEOPLE STILL STARVE IN AN AGE OF ABUNDANCEBOBBIE JOHNSONDECEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Also, Sunday says Americans put down more pesticides in their own yards each year than industrial farms.
WHY ARE ARTISTS AND COMPANIES SELLING OFF THEIR MUSIC CATALOGS?LUCINDA SHENDECEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
Birds can die from consuming pesticide if it’s on seeds or insects, Loss says.
AROUND THE WORLD, BIRDS ARE IN CRISISALISON PEARCE STEVENSDECEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
For pesticides, the team applied low doses of common pesticides to the queens’ backs and waited two hours.
LEARNING WHAT STRESSES QUEEN BEES COULD SAVE THEIR HIVESSHARON OOSTHOEKOCTOBER 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO PESTICIDE

  • DDT
  • defoliant
  • fungicide
  • insecticide
  • paraquat
  • pesticide
  • weedkiller
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.