All Archived Publications
Production of adequate supplies of food and fiber currently requires that pesticides be used to limit crop losses from insects, pathogens, weeds and other pests. The term pesticide refers to a large number ofchemical compounds. Pesticides include acaricides, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, nematicides, algicides, arboricides, zoocides, and many more.
Peralta, Richard C.; Hill, Robert W.; and Deer, Howard, "Pesticide Movement in Response to Furrow Irrigation and Pesticide Parameters" (1991). All Archived Publications. Paper 419.