How Do Insecticides Work? – From Personal Experience

Insecticides are the killing substances which eliminates different types of insects. When you, your family and pets or your plants are infested with bugs and insects, you need the help of insecticides.

How Do Insecticides Work?

You can use these insecticides directly, or making solutions, spraying them onto the insects or insect hides. These insecticides work specific ways. The result of insecticides can be visible at different time duration.

Systemic insecticides work inside the body of the plants. You put these in the soil, and the root of the plants absorb them and flows them to plants’ leaves, stems, and other parts. The insects can’t eat the plants and infect them.

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Contact insecticides work when they come in contact with mosquitoes, bedbugs, ants, etc. These types of insecticides contain metal molecules such as sulfur, arsenates, copper, etc.  You can spray contact insecticides directly to see the action.

Ingested insecticides work a bit slowly. Mixing these with other substances or food items and keeping them on the trail of the target can make them effective. Using these insecticides, you can kill the rodents, rats, cockroaches, etc.  

Fungicides work on removing the fungus, rust, mold from things. They dehydrate or dry the fungi or mildews. Then eliminate the target.

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