Definition of agrochemical in English:


Syllabification: ag·ro·chem·i·cal
Pronunciation: /ˌagrōˈkemikəl
(also agrichemical)


  • A chemical used in agriculture, such as a pesticide or a fertilizer.
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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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