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Insecticide Definition

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DDT or Dichloro-Diphenyl-Trichloroethane is one of the best-known synthetic insecticides.

DDT or Dichloro-Diphenyl-Trichloroethane is one of the best-known synthetic insecticides.

Todd Helmenstine

Definition: An insecticide is a compound that destroys insect life.

Examples: Dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane or DDT is an insecticide.

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