A spray that is made from chemicals, or biological substances, designed primarily to kill pests. Pesticides are useful for killing small pests that infest crops and plantations. However, it should be known that almost all pesticides are harmful, and poisonous. Moreover, pesticides are not specified to killing one pest, and might even kill those insects which are not even harmful.
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