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Authored by Tim McCoy, Extension Associate, Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs and Daniel Frank, Director, Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs; Edited by Dana Beegle, Publications Manager, Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs

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This factsheet explains what toxicity is, how it is determined for pesticides, and how that determination translates to signal words on the pesticide label. Understanding pesticide toxicity will help you make more informed decisions when choosing a pesticide.

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Publication Date

November 11, 2020