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Which of the following type of pesticide is widely used in forestry?

(a) Acaricides

(b) Nematicides

(c) Fungicide

(d) Herbicides

I have been asked this question by my college director while I was bunking the class.

I need to ask this question from Fate of Pesticides in the Environment topic in section Biodegradation of Pesticides in the Environment of Environmental Biotechnology

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Correct option is (d) Herbicides

To explain: Herbicides are the type of pesticides which are used to kill or control unwanted plants. This helps in choking of young trees and plants by weed growth. Whereas, acaricides, nematicides, fungicide are the pesticides that helps to control mites, nematodes and fungus respectively, thereby killing the organism and decreasing their number.

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