A pesticide is any material (natural, organic or synthetic) used to control, prevent, kill, suppress or repel a vast range of pests. Insecticides are one type of pesticide, specifically for insects.Continue Reading
Pesticide is a broad term that includes insecticides (insect killers), herbicides (weed or plant killers), fungicides (fungus killers), rodenticides (rodent killers), growth regulators, and other materials such as miticides (mite control) or molluscicides (snails and slugs).
Pesticides come in different formulas, which determine how they are used and the effectiveness against the pest. Before choosing a pesticide, the user must identify which type of organism is causing the problem so that the most effective product can be chosen.Learn more about Pest Control
Removing a yellow jacket nest requires purchasing a pesticide and placing it in and around the nest at night, when the insects are less active. To completely remove the nests, use both aerosols and dust pesticides.Full Answer >
Gardeners can rid their plants of Japanese beetles by picking them off by hand or by purchasing a pesticide containing potassium bicarbonate. Using a parasitic nematode and spraying the garden with a mixture of dish washing soap diluted in water has shown successful results as well.Full Answer >
J.T. Eaton, ePestSupply and Pest Product Warehouse are pesticide suppliers. J.T. Eaton is a wholesaler that sells through a network of authorized distributors, while ePestSupply and Pest Product Warehouse are retailers that sell products directly to consumers. J.T. Eaton maintains a current list of distributors on its website.Full Answer >
A bucket of soapy water, pruning shears and an appropriate pesticide can be used to remove bagworms from pine trees. The process of removing the worms may require several weekends during the early summer or early autumn.Full Answer >