Definition of biopesticide
: a pesticide consisting of naturally occurring or genetically engineered microorganisms (such as bacteria)
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention counsels pregnant women to use any E.P.A.-registered repellent, including those with picaridin (a synthetic compound), IR3535 (a biopesticide) and DEET.
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