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Pesticides can regulate plant growth.

(a) True

(b) False

I have been asked this question during an internship interview.

This intriguing question comes from Fate of Pesticides in the Environment topic in portion Biodegradation of Pesticides in the Environment of Environmental Biotechnology

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Correct answer is (a) True

Easiest explanation: Pesticides can actually regulate plant growth as they can interfere with the growth hormones and cause damage to the plants. It can control plant growth, both the amount and type of plant growth as they are not only restricted to specific killing of pests and insects.

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