Pesticides Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of pesticides. These products include chemical or biological substances used to prevent, control or kill plant, fungal and animal pests. Pesticides are used in agricultural, commercial and industrial settings to protect against insects, weeds, rodents, birds and a variety of other pest types. Pesticides are usually categorized according to the type of pest they help control and can be applied in the form of sprays, repellents, dips or powders. For instance, insecticides are intended for insects, while rodenticides are intended for rodents. Pesticides are sold by manufacturers, chemical wholesalers and retailers. This report does not include genetically modified organisms (GMOs) with pesticide properties or disinfectants.