List the characteristics of an ideal pesticide.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 11th Jun, 2014, 09:25: AM

Expert Answer:

An ideal pesticide should possess the following characteristics:

1. It should be inexpensive and easily available.

2. It should be effective only against the specific target organism.

3. It should be non-persistent.

4. It should be non-toxic to other living organisms.

5. It should be biodegradable.

Answered by  | 11th Jun, 2014, 11:25: AM