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1. Name four different types of PESTICIDES and what they are used for.
1. Organochlorine: Organochlorines are insecticides, although rarely they have been used in the pest as herbicides and fungicides. The most famous example is DDT. Organochlorines exert their effects in several different ways, but in general they are neurotoxins.
2. Organophosphate: They are generally used as insecticides although some organophosphate herbicide products exist. They kill insects by interfering with the transmission & reuptake of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine (due to its effect on the acetylcholine regulatory enzyme cholinesterase)....
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