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Restricted-Use Pesticides: A pesticide may be classified for restricted use if it requires special handling because of its toxicity. These may be applied only by trained, certified applicators or those under their dir . . . View Full Definition
Botanical Pesticides: Pesticides whose active ingredients are plant-produced chemicals such as nicotine, rotenone, or strychnine. Also called plant-derived pesticides. Being 'natural' pesticides, as distinct from . . . View Full Definition
Pesticides: Chemicals that are applied to agricultural crops or domesticated plants and which kill or inhibit growth of insects.
Persistent Pesticides: Pesticides that do not readily break down in the environment. Becoming long-lived components of the ecosystem, these chemicals may have enduring effects at low concentrations or may bioaccum . . . View Full Definition
Pesticide Recordkeeping Program (PRP): Authorized by the FACT Act of 1990, the program requires that private pesticide applicators keep records of the pesticides they use in agricultural production and that the records be surveye . . . View Full Definition