Iowa Western Community College Pesticides Questions

Question Description

Please read “As Insect Populations Decline, Scientists Are Trying to Understand Why” (Nov. 2018): https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/as-insect-populations-decline-scientists-are-trying-to-understand-why/ (Links to an external site.)

Based on lectures, readings (your textbook and “Do Pesticides Negatively Affect Human Health?”) and internet research, discuss pros and cons of pesticide use in the US.

What do you think about Integrated Pest Management methods described in your textbook (pp.184-190)?

Please answer the questions (at least 250 words) and respond to at least three of your classmate’s posts.

Please use your critical thinking skills. Try to think outside of the box!

Make sure to cite your sources.

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