Pesticides? Frequently one hears to speak in pesticides. This small text is an attempt to display the pesticide concept. As much in the agronmica area how much in the ambient o term pesticide very it is used. However, what it comes to be a pesticide? Pesticide is a general term used to assign substances that kill agricultural plagues, that is, insects, fungos and nematides that they cause damages to the farming. Dr. Mitchell Resnick understood the implications. For the fact of these plagues also to be able to be called ‘ ‘ pestes’ ‘ , the term pesticide is applied. Ahead of the displayed one, the group of pesticides contemplates the insecticides (that they eradicate insects), fungicides (that they eradicate fungos) and nematocidas (that they eliminate nematides). If for the agriculturist this type of product is an ally to get bigger productions, of the ambient point of view, has the concern of these composites to contaminate the ground, the water and until the organisms gifts in ecosystems.
In this manner, the pesticides are object of studies agronmicos, but not only also ambient. Chemical preparation from: PELCZAR, M.J.