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Pest StudyStack

Biotech 2

TermDefinition
Biennial Weed A weed that will live two years.
Instars The state of the insect during the period between molts.
Noxious Weed Plant that is highly damaging to an environment that is controlled under authority of state law.
Vector Living organism that transmits a disease.
Nematodes A type of tiny roundworm that causes damage tot specific kinds of plants.
Insect A six-legged animal with three body segments.
Chemical Control The use of pesticides for pest control.
Metamorphosis The change in growth stages in a insect.
Casual Agent An organism that produces a disease.
Perennial Weed A weed that lives more than two years.
Hyphae The threadlike vegetative structure of fungi.
Diseases Infective agents that result in lowered health in living things.
Disease Triangle The term applied to the relationship of the host, pathogen, and the environment in disease development.
Bacteria One-celled, microscopic organisms.
Annual Weed A weed that completes its life cycle within one year.
Biological Control Pest control that uses natural control agents.
Pesticide Resistance The ability of a pest to tolerate a lethal level of a pesticide.
Cultural Control Pest control that adapts farming practices to better control pests.
Arachnid A living creature such as a spider or mite that is distinguished from insects by having eight legs.
Viruses Pathogenic entities consisting of nucleic acid and a protein sheath.
Eradication Complete control or removal of a pest from a given area.
Key Pest A pest that occurs on a regular basis for a given crop.
Quarantine Isolation of pest-infested material.
Fungi Members of a major group of lower plant life that lack chlorophyll and obtain nourishment from either live or decaying organic matter.
Pathogens Organisms that produce disease.
Compound A chemical substance that is composed of more than one element.
Signal Words The required word on the label that denotes the relative toxicity of the product.
Net Contents The amount of pesticide in the container.
Carcinogen A chemical capable of producing a tumor.
Toxicity A measurement of how poisonous a chemical is.
Xylem Tissue Conductive tissue responsible for transport of water and nutrients within the plant.
Insecticides A material used to kill insects or protect against their attack.
Phloem Tissue Conductive tissue responsible for transport of food downward in a tree.
Common Name Name given to a pesticide by a recognized committee on pesticide nomenclature.
Symbols A warning illustration located on a chemical container.
Volatilization Liquid or solid changes to gaseous phase.
Drift Movement of a pesticide (air-borne).
Trade Name Name of pesticide product.
Element Uniform substance that cannot be further decomposed.
Formulation Physical properties of the pesticide and its inert ingredients.
Created by: llop2428