An official website of the United States government.

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Concept Breadcrumbs

Preferred Term:

biopesticides

Definition:
Biopesticides are certain types of pesticides derived from such natural materials as animals, plants, bacteria, and certain minerals. For example, canola oil and baking soda have pesticidal applications and are considered biopesticides. Biopesticides fall into three major classes: 1. Microbial pesticides, 2. Plant-Incorporated-Protectants (PIPs) and 3. Biochemical pesticides.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
NALT Full
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • biorational pesticides
  • biological pesticides
  • bio-based pesticides
  • biofungicides
  • biobased pesticides
  • biological insecticides
  • bioherbicides
  • bioinsecticides
  • environmentally friendly pesticides
  • environmentally-friendly pesticides
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17220
Download this Concept:
RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2019-12-16