What are the advantages of biopesticides?
by, 07-23-2008 at 06:28 PM (113347 Views)
There are advantages in using BioPesticides. For example, BioPesticides are usually inherently less toxic than conventional pesticides.
Biopesticides generally affect only the target pest and closely related organisms, in contrast to broad spectrum, conventional pesticides that may affect organisms as different as birds, insects, and mammals.
BioPesticides often are effective in very small quantities and often decompose quickly, thereby resulting in lower exposures and largely avoiding the pollution problems caused by conventional pesticides.
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