Fungicide & Pesticides Plants Treatments
Fungicides and Pesticides kill or prevent the growth of fungi, pests, and their spores.
They can be used to control fungi and pests that damage plants, including rusts, mildews and blights. They might also be used to control mold and mildew in other settings.
Fungicides work in a variety of ways, but most of them damage fungal cell membranes or interfere with energy production within fungal cells.
Pesticides used to kill pests, including insects, rodents, fungi and unwanted plants (weeds). Pesticides are used in public health to kill vectors of disease, such as mosquitoes, and in agriculture to kill pests that damage crops.
Instructions of Use
Things to Consider
- Often, plant diseases are transmitted when leaves are wet. Ground level watering and good air circulation can be used to keep leaves dry.
- Many fungicides remain on the surface of plant tissues and do not spread throughout the plant. Others penetrate the cuticle and circulate through plant tissues.
- Pruning shears and other tools can carry plant diseases from one plant to another.