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What You Need to Know About Pesticide Regulations

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines “pesticides” as any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest, or intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, or desiccant.

Though often misunderstood as referring only to insecticides, the term pesticides also refers to herbicides, fungicides, and various other substances used to control pests.

The definition of pesticides is quite broad, but it does exclude:  (more…)