Q. 20

What are crop pests? Suggest preventive measures to control pests.

Answer :

Crop pest is any destructive organism which causes great economic loss by destroying crop plants or products obtained from them.

These can be controlled by the use of pesticides or biocides that includes insecticides, weedicides and fungicides. These chemicals are sprayed on crop plants or used for treating seeds and soil.


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