Pesticides, can be "contact", "trans laminar" or "systemic".

Contact pesticides control pests by direct contact. Pests are killed when sprayed directly (by contact) or crawl across the sprayed area.

Trans laminar pesticides, redistribute the pesticide from the upper side of the sprayed leaf to the lower side of the same leaf.

Systemic pesticides are absorbed by the plant and redistributed to all its parts, and remain active and protects the plant for a number of days.

Fungicides kill fungi; Insecticides kill insects; Miticides kill mites; Nematicides kill nematodes; Bacteriacides kill bacteria. Always check the label.


dicofol; endosulfan; dieldrin; chlordane; mirex, etc.
Hazardous organic compounds related to DDT. Dicofol is primarily used against red spider mites. Most of these compounds are banned in many countries.
poluchlorinated aromatic
Non-systemic fungicide used to control mildew, mould and bacteria. Sold under the names: Chlorothalonil 500SC, Braco, Echo, Daconil, etc.
Mix: Canola + Eucalyptus + Melaleuca oils + sufactants
Miticide - Insecticide
Systemic insecticides. Very broad spectrum. One of the best today.
Alkanolamine Salts of Fatty Acids
Cyclic tetramer of acetaldehyde
Used primarily against slugs and snails. Toxic to animals. Metalhyde is also used a solid fuel for small camping stoves.
Potassium salts combined with fatty acids
Vegetable oil based broad spectrum insecticide.
Systemic insecticides. Some toxicity.
Petroleum products; Vegetable oils;
Sold as: White oil; Winter oil; Summer oil; Petroleum oil; eco-oil; etc.
esters of phosphoric acid.
Very toxic.
Systemic insecticide. Very broad spectrum. One of the best today. Non toxic