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agricultural chemicals

[¦ag·rə¦kəl·chə·rəl ′kem·ə·kəls]
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Fertilizers, soil conditioners, fungicides, insecticides, weed killers, and other chemicals used to increase farm crop productivity and quality.
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Diversified, low external input (LEI) cropping systems offer a possible approach for maintaining adequate productivity and profitability while reducing use of agrichemicals and fossil energy.
But Monsanto,, Bayer and other agrichemical companies say a mix of factors such as mites are killing the bees.
In a forum with local media here on Tuesday, the group's representatives said among the strategies adopted by SRI are the nonburning of rice straw, nonuse of agrichemicals, reduced seeds and use of farm-produced seeds to help increase production and protect the environment.
Sources said that some high level bureaucrats in Punjab Province were meanvouring for giving US agrichemical Company exclusive right of marketing BT cotton but Punjab government has so far rejected this the plan of US Company which were demand to pay penalty if any other variety is cultivated.
Scientists, specialists, and researchers in agriculture from around the world examine soil salinity and sodicity problems; plant/crop tolerance and stressful conditions; physiology, cellular and molecular biology, and microbiological aspects under salt, drought, heat, cold, light, and other stressful conditions; responses to pollution stress, weeds, pests, pathogens, and agrichemical stress; genetic factors and genomics; empirical investigations of specific plants and crops in stress conditions; climatic changes, elevated carbon dioxide, and plant responses; improving adaptation/tolerance and cultivation under stressful conditions; and beneficial aspects of stress.
Crop spoilage by plant infecting bacteria is becoming an increasing problem in the UK due to the warmer and wetter summers caused by global climate change, and the team hope that the results of this study will be of interest to both agrichemical scientists seeking ways of preventing crop damage and pharmaceutical companies seeking new antibiotics.
Douglas Products and Packaging LLC, an agrichemical company in Liberty, Mo.
The award is named for ARA'S former Pres/CEO Eberspacher to honor those individuals who were the original founders of the National AgriChemical Retailers Association (NARA), the organization that preceded ARA.
What shams they are, little more than a public relations exercise on behalf of the agrichemical industry to allay public fears over the routine contamination of our food with poisons.
Specialty chemicals expert Clariant has debuted the latest additions to its portfolio of adjuvants and dispersing agents serving the agrichemical industry's need for both advanced performance and sustainability.
When top litigator Arthur Edens (Wilkinson) suffers a mental breakdown and apparently tries to sabotage a multi-million dollar class action against agrichemical giant U/North, Michael is called in to avert disaster.
When top litigator Arthur Edens (Tom Wilkinson) has a mental breakdown and apparently tries to sabotage a multi-million dollar class action against agrichemical giant U/North, Michael is called in to avert disaster.