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Plant-Pesticide Interaction

Pesticides can be absorbed by plants through the leaves and roots. Pesticides that are taken up by plants can move (translocate) to other parts of the plant.

Here are some tips to help minimize environmental risks when using pesticides on plants:

If you have questions about this, or any pesticide-related topic, please call NPIC at 1-800-858-7378 (8:00am - 12:00pm PST Mon.-Fri.), or email us at npic@ace.orst.edu.

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Last updated November 4, 2015

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