Definition of agrochemical in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌaɡrōˈkemək(ə)l/
(also agrichemical)


A chemical used in agriculture, such as a pesticide or a fertilizer.
Example sentences
  • Even the ground water is unfit for drinking due to large-scale application of fertilizers, pesticides and agrochemicals in the tea gardens.
  • These were further developed in the 1960s when agro-industrial complexes were set up to grow crops as well as producing fertilizers, pesticides, and other agrochemicals.
  • However, adverse effects of high input agriculture have been recognized, as fertilizers and agrochemicals discharged from agriculture cause surface water pollution.

Words that rhyme with agrochemical

academical, alchemical, biochemical, chemical, petrochemical, photochemical, polemical

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Syllabification: ag·ro·chem·i·cal

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