Broad spectrum pesticides
broad spectrum pesticides (or pesticides, broad spectrum)
Glossary of "Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet (2nd ed.)" by Botkin & Keller (1998)
- Pesticides that kill a wide variety of organisms. Arsenic, one of the first elements used as a pesticide, is toxic to many life forms, including people.
- Botkin, D. B. & Keller, E. A. 1998. Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, 2nd ed. -xxxxii + 649 pp. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.