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Yes they are. Especially on farms.

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Q: Are herbicides and pesticides used in everyday life?
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Is a pesticide an herbicide?

Sometimes. All herbicides are pesticides, but not all pesticides are herbicides. A pesticide is any material used to eradicate or suppress any other life form which causes a material or economic loss to humans. Pesticides is a very broad term which includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, avicides, acaricides, rodenticides and many others.


Should pesticides and herbicides be used on organically grown crops?

Only those compounds which have been specifically approved for organic use.(By the way, herbicides are pesticides.)


What do general herbicides do?

Herbicides are members of the group of pesticides; thet are used to kill plants unwanted by the human beings.


What are agri-chemicals?

Chemicals like herbicides, pesticides and fungicides, that are used on crops on farms.


What are fertilizers and pesticides?

Fertilizers are materials designed to feed (provide) nutrients to plants. They come in liquid and dry forms, fast and slow release, inorganic and organic, and so on. Pesticides are materials designed to eliminate, prevent or control pests, such as: insects, slugs, snails, diseases like fungus (mildew, rots, smuts), and so forth. Herbicides are materials designed to eliminate, prevent or control unwanted plants (what we normally call "weeds").


Is grass from you lawn bad for you?

It could be, depending on what chemicals have been used on it. Pesticides and fertilizers and herbicides can be bad for you.


What do harvesting companies use computers for?

to track the planting dates, varieties, and pesticides (herbicides, fungicides, insecticides) used by different growers.


Chemical used to eliminate certain plants or insect pests?

the chemicals that eliminates plants are called herbicides, and pesticides eliminate pests


Which kinds of pesticides are on the market right now?

Transport, pro control, Gentrol, Advion, Delta dust are some pesticides. Pesticides used in agriculture include Round-up (glyphosate) and other herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc. Insecticides are used to control household pests.


What types of pesticides are used for wheat?

Herbicides to control weeds, sometimes fungicides to control certain kinds of infections, and rarely insecticides to control harmful insects.


How can the use of biotechnology lead to an increase in soil conservation practices?

Since some biotech plants are pest resistant by design, they do not require the use of many pesticides or herbicides. When less herbicides are used, the soil is not damaged as much, and there is also less erosion.


How can the use biotechnology lead to an increase in soil conservation practices?

Since some biotech plants are pest resistant by design, they do not require the use of many pesticides or herbicides. When less herbicides are used, the soil is not damaged as much, and there is also less erosion.