Pests, Pesticide Use and Safety

Safety in pesticide use is critical.

Overview of Pest Management

Weed Management

Insect Pest Identification

Beneficial Insects

  • Ladybird (Ladybeetle) Identification Card in English and Pashto (UC IPM)
  • Common Beneficial Insects Poster (1.9 MB) (UC IPM) presents families of natural predators that are common in most ecosystems, including ecosystems of Afghanistan and other South/Central Asian countries. The exact species occurring in Asia regions may vary from those listed here. Syrphid fly has not been confirmed to occur in the South/Central Asia.

Pesticides

  • Application
  • Spraying and the Law
    • Introduction to Law on Pesticides PPT as PDF English & Pashto (AFSA)
    • Laws on Pesticides in Afghanistan PPT as PDF (5.4MB) (FAO, HLP, and MAIL)
  • Pesticide Safety
  • Storage
  • Sprayers
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Provinces

Ghor

Ghazni

Faryab

Farah

Daikundy

Bamyan

Balkh

Baghlan

Badghis

Badakhshan

Zabul

Wardak

Uruzgan

Takhar

Sar-e-Pul

Samangan

Parwan

Panjshir

Paktya

Paktika

Nuristan

Nimroz

Nangarhar

Logar

Laghman

Kunduz

Kunar

Khost

Kapisa

Kandahar

Kabul

Jawzjan

Herat

Helmand