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ABOUT PESTICIDES

A pesticide is a single substance or mixture of multiple substances used to prevent, eliminate or repel living organisms that threaten to injure, or cause damage to people, plants, animals or structures in both commercial and residential settings.

Pests consist of a wide range of insects and wildlife. Their effective control is authorized the State of New Jersey, and under the supervision of licensed and accredited professionals only. Jersey Pest & Animal Control pest control experts are experienced with the proper preparation and application of pesticides according to Federal regulations outlined for the pest control industry.

Pesticide Information

Because of the strength and possible danger of pesticides, pest control professionals must remain highly conscious about industry regulations. The use of pesticides in the United States is strictly regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency, as stipulated by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. Jersey Pest & Animal Control is a licensed pest management organization and uses only products permissible by Federal law.

Pesticide Types

There are many types of pesticides available on the market today, with herbicides and insecticides as the most common choices to manage unwanted plants, insects and wildlife.

Algicides

are used to control algae in commercial or residential swimming pools and any form or water tank and may also be used in some natural bodies of water, including small lakes or ponds.

Anti-fouling agents

Are applied to remove underwater organisms that attach to the bottom surface of boats, docks and other external surfaces that are frequently or continuously submerged underwater.

Antimicrobials

Kill microscopic organisms, bacteria and other viruses.

Fungicides

Are used to kill various strains of fungi, including mildews, molds, and blights.

Herbicides

Kill weeds and other unwanted plants

Insecticides

Comprise of a wide range of chemicals used to kill and control insects, spiders, and other bugs.

Miticides

Kill mites that pose a health threat to plants and animals.

Molluscicides

Kill snails and slugs.

Nematicides

Are used to kill nematodes that feed on plants and disrupt agriculture.

Ovicides

Are applied to kill the eggs of insects and mites.

Rodenticides

Are used for mice, rats and rodent removal.

In addition to adhering to all national regulations governing the pest control industry, Jersey Pest & Animal Control is also required to adhere to state and local laws. Jersey Pest & Animal Control is recognized as a responsible provider of safe and effective pest control services that are in accord with the highest industry safety standards.

If you have any questions on whether a pesticide or any pest control method is safe for use on your residential or commercial property, please call us.

Pesticide Fact:

Each year, a range of pests destroy nearly 37% of all crops in the United States, resulting in a monetary loss of approximately $122 billion. (Source: Study.com / Use of Pesticides)

Despite existing challenges, the widespread use of pesticides has provided significant benefits which include:

  • Improved food production
  • Increased profits for farmers
  • Disease control and prevention
  • Significant decrease in mortality rate
  • Reduced percentage of crops consumed by pests
  • Decrease in threats to livestock

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