agrochemical


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Agrochemical

Any synthetic chemical (e.g., feed additive, antibiotic, pharmaceutical, fertiliser, pesticide) which is used in agriculture to improve crop or livestock yields.

agrochemical

, agrichemical (ag″rŏ-kem′ĭ-kăl) [ agri(culture) + chemical]
1. Pert. to chemicals used in agriculture, e.g., fertilizers, pesticides, or feed supplements.
2. Such a chemical.
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