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. More »

Corn, potato, soybeans and cotton are four types of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, that have built-in pesticides, according to the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. The "built... More »

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Pesticides that work on aphids include insecticidal soaps and oils, pyrethrins, malathion, acephate and permethrin. Among these, the least effective are soaps and oils; however, they are the best choice for aphid control... More »

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Chemical insecticides are one tool for killing centipedes inside the house, with application in crevices and other areas hospitable to these pests. If there are numerous centipedes in the yard, applying insecticides to g... More »

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Mothballs are effective in getting rid of pests because they contain powerful pesticides designed to repel and kill. Mothballs give off dangerous fumes that kill moths and other fabric pests due to the high concentration... More »

The manufacturers and the active and inactive ingredients are the main differences between Ortho Home Defense Max and Spectracide Bug Stop Home Barrier insecticides. The Scotts Company, LLC, manufactures Ortho products, ... More »

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 t... More »

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