Question

Which pesticide is a herbicide?

A

Malathion

B

Lindane

C

BHC

D

-D

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Solution
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Correct option is D)


Malathion is an insecticide that is organic phosphate-based. 
This insecticide disrupts the nervous system of insects that attack the crop sprayed with malathion. 

Lindane is used for killing parasites. 

BHC or benzene hexachloride is a type pf insecticide used in crop seeds and forestry. 

2,4-D are very popularly taken in use as herbicides as they can get rid of broad leafed weeds from crop fields. 
  2,4-D is a type of synthetic auxin that promotes uncontrolled growth in weeds finally killing them.

Hence, the option(D) is the correct answer. 

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