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agrichemical

(ăg′rĭ-kĕm′ĭ-kəl)
n.
Variant of agrochemical.

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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For years, consumers bought organic foods to avoid agrichemicals and additives.
Agrichemicals such as fungicides applied to seeds have been shown to be very toxic to rhizobia, resulting in bacterial death just a few hours after inoculation [11,29].
To date, evidence for the ability of LEI systems to produce high yields and sufficient income with reduced levels of agrichemical inputs has been inconsistent, especially in regions of high potential yield.
Chemicals that are used in agricultural industries in particular for crop protection are known as agrochemicals or the synonym agrichemicals. Many agrichemicals are toxic and agrichemicals in bulk storage may pose significant environmental and/or health risks particularly in the event of accidental spills.
Because of their major role in protection, the ideal condition for immunoglobulin production has been investigated in several fish species and, in some instances, it has been shown to be affected by environmental and management practices or the presence of xenobiotics such as agrichemicals (3).
Irrigation also improves the efficiency of other production inputs such as fertilizers, improved seeds and agrichemicals. Hence, the low-input irrigated farming is often more productive than the high-input rainfed farming [11].
The company grew through a focus on the automotive aftersales market where it established itself as the European market leader and diversified in recent years to cover other sectors including agrichemicals, financial services and B2B services.
It has diversified in recent years to cover other sectors including agrichemicals, financial services and B2B services.
Valued at 450 billion dollars, the Indian Agri- business industry comprises various activities such as farming, contract farming, seed supply, agrichemicals, farm machinery, wholesale and distribution, processing, marketing and retail sales of food.
In a forum with local media here on Tuesday, the group's representatives said among the strategies adopted by SRI are the nonburning of rice straw, nonuse of agrichemicals, reduced seeds and use of farm-produced seeds to help increase production and protect the environment.
Peter has done a tremendous job in establishing i2L as one of the leading UK and European biocide and agrichemicals testing CROs and we look forward to supporting him as he expands his successful formula."
In addition to removing producers' exposure to agrichemicals and providing higher prices for tea, the association invests in wider-reaching projects such as building a community centre and improving local drinking water.