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agrochemical
An artificially produced chemical used in modern intensive agricultural systems.

Agrochemicals include nitrate and phosphate fertilizers, pesticides, some animal-feed additives, and pharmaceuticals.

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agrochemical
1. A chemical; such as, a hormone, fungicide, or insecticide, that improves the production of crops.
2. A chemical used in agriculture; especially, a biologically active one such as a weedkiller or a fungicide.
3. A chemical used to improve the quality of farm products.
4. Of or relating to the use of chemicals in agriculture.