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Definition of the noun Agrichemical

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noun - plural: agrichemicals

  1. Variant of agrochemical.


Agrichemical a.k.a. Agrochemical, a contraction of agricultural chemical, is a generic term for the various chemical products used in agriculture. In most cases, agrichemical refers to the broad range of pesticides, including insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides. It may also include synthetic fertilizers, hormones and other chemical growth agents, and concentrated stores of raw animal manure. Many agrichemicals are toxic, and agrichemicals in bulk storage may pose significant environmental and/or health risks, particularly in the event of accidental spills. In many countries, use of agrichemicals is highly regulated. Government-issued permits for purchase and use of approved agrichemicals may be required. Significant penalties can result from misuse, including improper storage resulting in spillage. On farms, proper storage facilities and labeling, emergency clean-up equipment and procedures, and safety equipment and procedures for handling, application and disposal are often subject to mandatory standards and regulations. Usually, the regulations are carried out through the registration process.

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Google previewe-Study Guide for: Biofuels by Wim Soetaert, ISBN 9780470026748 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

In most cases, agrichemical refers to the broad range ofpesticides, including insecticides, herbicides, ...

Google previewChemical Tradename Dictionary (1997)

by Michael Ash, Irene Ash

Agrichemical. Microtuff. [Pfizer] Surface-treated talc; filler for polyolefins. Micro- White®. [ECC Int'l.] Calcium carbonate; general purpose fillers for paints and polymers. Microzol. [Lubrizol] High water content fluids. MicryL [Michelman] Wax ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Organic, Sustainable, and Local Food (2010)

by Leslie A. Duram

The use of synthetic agrichemicals along with improved crop varieties and mechanization contributed to large increases in crop yields during the twentieth century. Some leading agrichemical companies are Bayer Crop Sciences, Syngenta, ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

agricultural chemical (agrichemical; agro- chemical). any manufactured or formulated chemical commonly used in agriculture. This importantly includes algicides, fertilizers, herbicides, insecticides, soil conditioners, ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

agrichemical > n. variant of AGROCHEMICAL. agriculture > n. the science or practice of farming, including the growing of crops and the rearing of animals.

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