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agrochemical Line breaks: agro|chem¦ical
Pronunciation: /aɡrəʊˈkɛmɪk(ə)l/
(also agrichemical)

Definition of agrochemical in English:


A chemical used in agriculture, such as a pesticide or a fertilizer: a forum for those with an interest in the safe and effective use of agrochemicals
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  • 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.


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Relating to agrochemicals or their use: the dangers of agrochemical pollution
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  • In the pharmaceutical and agrochemical sectors, selectively fluorinated products are increasingly common.
  • The industry is structured differently from the agrochemical industry.
  • Future research may include collaborations with Turkish universities and transfer of advanced bioassay technology for agrochemical research.

Words that rhyme with agrochemical

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