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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In February this year, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), an agency under the control of the Federal Ministry of Health, announced the placing of a ban on the use of methyl bromide for pest control with reason being that the use of the agrochemical contributes to depletion of Ozone layer.
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Dr Yaw Adu-Ampomah, Special Advisor to the Minister for Agriculture, testified before an Accra Criminal High Court that half of agrochemicals purchased by the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) for the 2017/2018 season was by competitive bidding, yet procurement documents filed before the court prove otherwise.
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A buffalo heifer of two and half years age was presented with history of complete absence of feed intake, salivation and dullness following accidental ingestion of 0.5 liter mixture of agrochemical insecticide and nutritional supplements.
For its part, as it seeks to expand its own business domains, MC has been taking steps to help meet the growing demand for food and agricultural inputs spurred by global population growth through its agrochemical contract manufacturing operations in India and China as well as through its domestic and international distribution businesses.
New Delhi [India], Sep.1 ( ANI ): Leading Indian agrochemical company, Parijat Industries, announced the launch of two new formulations this Kharif season.
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The Programa de Analise de Residuos de Agrotoxicos em Alimentos (PARA; Program for Analysis of Agrochemical Waste in Food), by Brazilian government Agencia Nacional de Vigilancia Sanitaria (ANVISA; National Health Surveillance Agency), since its creation in 2001 has been systematically evaluating agrochemicals in fresh foods, which are placed for consumer market.