Chemical pesticides are widely used in agriculture, but it is important to consider the possible side effects of pesticides.

The effects of chemical pesticides on crops are varied and can vary depending on the type of pesticide used as well as how it was applied. In addition, some chemicals may be less likely than others to cause side effects on crops.

The most common side effect from using chemical pesticides is damage to the plant itself. Some chemicals can be absorbed by plants and cause damage to their DNA or reproductive system, which can lead to an inability to reproduce. Other chemicals may cause plants to lose their leaves or flower buds prematurely, which can reduce yields and prevent the plant from growing at its maximum potential.