Pesticides and food

Alternative names 
Pesticides

Definition
Pesticides are substances which protect plants against molds, fungi, and insects; therefore, decreasing the percent of crop loss for harvest and potential illness. This helps control shortages, higher prices, income loss, and prevents unappealing blemishes.

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Last revised: December 8, 2012
by Armen E. Martirosyan, M.D.

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