Types Of Chemical Pesticides

Heartland TurfGetting rid of pests on lawns can be a stressful task. That is why some homeowners rely on using pesticides. As of now, there are different pesticide categories. And, these pesticides offer different features. In case that you are making use of chemical pesticides, you can choose from the following types.

Organophosphate Pesticides

Organophosphate Pesticide is a type of pesticide that affects the nervous system by disrupting the enzymes that regulate acetylcholine. This type of pesticide was first created in the early 19th century. However, when using such pesticide, individuals need to make use of safety equipment since effects on insects can be experienced by humans as well.

Carbamate Pesticides

Carbamate Pesticide is also another chemical pesticide that disrupts the enzymes that regulate acetylcholine. However, the effects on the enzymes can be reversed.

Organochlorine Insecticides

Organochlorine Insecticide is one of the most common pesticide types used in the past. However, health organizations have removed this in the market due to its health and environmental effects.

Pyrethroid Pesticides

Pyrethroid Pesticide is known as the synthetic version of the natural pesticide pyrethin which is found in chrysanthemums. This pesticide is create to improve its effects and stability in the environment. And, this type of pesticide targets the nervous system of pests.

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