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Definition: Other pesticides


This group includes various pesticides which are not covered by the terms insecticide, herbicide or fungicide, definitions differ from country to country, for example: Fumigants: Solid, liquid or gaseous substances that react in gaseous form in a closed environment. They are used for disinfecting and disinfestation. Rodenticides: products against rodent mammals. They react by contact and/or ingestion.
Eurostat, "Pflanzenschutz in der EU - Einsatz von Pflanzenschutzmitteln in der Europäischen Union, Daten 1992-1996. Plant Protection in the EU - Consumption of plant protection products in the European Union, Data 1992-1996. Protection des cultures dans l'UE - Consommation de produits phytosanitaires dans l'Union européenne, Données 1992-1996