Garden Pest and Plant Disease Listing - SY
SYNTHETIC PESTICIDE: This is a pesticide that is an artificially produced combination of various materials; not natural. (Ie. Carbaryl; diazinon; chlorpyrifos; malathion.)
SYSTEMIC PESTICIDE: This is a pesticide that is absorbed by plant tissue and translocated throughout the plant. Therefore, if only a portion of the plant, such as the roots, receives a pesticide application, all of the plant would be toxic to a pest, including the leaves, Acephate and triforine are examples of systemic pesticides.
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