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PESTICIDES by Mind Map: PESTICIDES

1. Danger to biodiversity

1.1. Nitrogen fertilizers (organic or chemical)

1.1.1. Eutrophication

1.1.1.1. Ecosystem imbalance

1.1.1.2. Excessive plant proliferation

1.1.1.3. Oxygen depletion

1.2. Glyphosate

1.2.1. Weedkiller

1.2.2. Controversy

1.3. Neonicotinoids

1.3.1. Dangerous for insects

1.4. Copper sulphate

1.4.1. Dangerous for aquatic ecosystems

2. Health Hazard

2.1. Rotenone

2.1.1. Natural pesticide

2.1.2. Neurodegenerative

2.2. Atrazine

2.2.1. Chemical pesticide

2.2.2. Banned since 2003

2.2.3. Carcinogenic

2.3. Dangerous for consumers

2.4. Dangerous for farmers

3. Definition

3.1. Soil-enriching agent

3.1.1. Soil quality

3.2. Fertilizer

3.2.1. Plant's growth

3.3. Phytosanitary product

3.3.1. Against parasites

3.4. Intensive farming

4. Optimize working conditions

5. Organic farming

5.1. Organic fertilizer

5.1.1. Manure

5.2. Chemical pesticide

5.2.1. Copper sulfate

5.3. Investment of money and work

5.4. Condition: 3 years without pesticides

5.5. Lower yields

5.6. Produces more CO2

6. Alternatives

6.1. Use humans or machines against weeds

6.2. Crop rotation

6.3. Cultural diversity

6.4. No preventive treatment

6.5. Support farmers in their conversion

6.6. Study of the journal Nature

6.6.1. Half as much pesticides and fertilizers

6.6.2. Constant yield

7. Complement of pesticides

7.1. Chemical fertilizer

7.1.1. Ease of action

7.1.2. Low cost

7.1.3. Higher yileds

7.1.4. Fast action

7.1.5. Exhaustion of soils because of acids

7.1.6. Harmful to biodiversity

7.1.7. Pollution

7.2. Organic fertilizer

7.2.1. Respectfull to biodiversity

7.2.2. Respectfull to soils

7.2.3. Non dissolvable compounds

7.2.4. Slow action

7.2.5. High cost

7.2.6. Slow action

8. 2 types of classification

9. Ranking by chemical groups

9.1. Organochlorine (I)

9.2. Organophosphorus (I)

9.3. Carbamate (I, F)

9.4. Phenox (H)

9.5. Organonitrogen (H)

9.6. Urea (H, F)

10. Ranking by target

10.1. Herbicide

10.2. Fungicide

10.3. Insecticide

10.4. Special (smoke bomb, rodent)

11. Why is this a controversial topic ?

11.1. Pesticides' use depends on plants and regions

11.2. Fertilizers' use depends on the richness of the soil

11.3. Weedkiller against plant competition

11.4. Chemical pesticides are sometimes essential

11.4.1. Against the Mildew which attacks potatoes

12. habituation of parasites