What is pest and types of pest?

A pest is any organism that spreads disease, causes destruction or is otherwise a nuisance. Some examples of pests are mosquitoes, rodents, and weeds. Examples of beneficial insects are dragonflies (which feed mainly on mosquitoes) and lady beetles (which eat aphids, scale insects, mites, and other insects).

What are pests example?

– Pests include insects, nematodes, mites, snails, slugs, etc. and vertebrates like rats, birds, etc. Depending upon the importance, pests may be agricultural forest, household, medical, aesthetic and veterinary pests.

Do all insects can fly?

Insects’ wings. Most insects have two pairs of wings, which lift them into the air so they can fly. In some types of insects, such as flies and beetles, the second pair of wings changed shape as the insect evolved and is no longer used for flying.

What will happen to the world if insects didn’t exist on earth?

Without them, things on planet Earth would be much different. Insects take part in pollination, nutrient recycling, the food cycle, and population control. If humans disappeared, only a few other species would be affected for the worse, like the mites than live in human hair follicles and sebaceous glands.

How do you control pests and diseases?

The best way to control both pests and diseases is to keep plants healthy.

  1. Build healthy soil. Healthy soil provides a home to friendly insects and helps prevent many plant diseases.
  2. Plant resistant varieties.
  3. Space plants correctly.
  4. Plant at the right times.

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