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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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3) Registration: Authorization necessary for the production, sales, and usage of agrochemicals, requiring high expertise in obtaining various data demonstrating the safety and effectivity of the product.
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The agrochemicals market is highly competitive with a large number of global market players.
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Indrajit Pal also informed that the Institute of Agrochemicals Formulation Technology (IPFT), an autonomous body of the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, has been developing state-of-the-art user and environment friendly formulations for the agrochemicals industry.
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In line with the fundamental strategy of the Mid-term Business Plan, MCAG, which is responsible for the Mitsui Chemicals Group's agrochemical business, reached an agreement to purchase IBIQ shares to establish closer cooperation with Brazil's strongest pesticide manufacturer/distributor to strengthen its presence and proactively expand business in the strategically important Brazilian market.
Given the healthy prospects for the agrochemical sector, Bayer Cropscience is likely to continue to report healthy revenue growth and maintain its market leadership over the medium term.
The problem of poor handling and wrong use of agrochemicals is still rampant among rice farmers, making them victims of frequently occurring chemical accidents.
It can be costly to dispose of unapproved agrochemicals and further information on use and disposal of them can be found in Defra's Code of Practice for using Plant Protection Products.
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