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pe stuh sahyd

  • n  a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)

  • The Raiders' report also discusses pesticide abuse, a subject now mainly under the control of the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • It shouldn't have been a tough choice--who wants to eat pesticide residue?--but the organic apples had been grown in California.
  • Malathion, state officials insist, is the mildest available pesticide.
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  • Nobutaka Machimura in
    When you see the pesticide risk to human health reduced by 48 percent, and only 1 to 2 percent of pesticide actually leaves the field, we know that with more precise application, more rotations and scouting, we can do an even better job of reducing... Tom Vilsack The Associated Press Jun 15, 2010 73950 98924 pesticide At the moment, there have been no reports of health damage because the density of pesticide residues and mould is low," said Nobutaka Machimura, chief government spokesman.
  • John Kaye in Weekly Times Now
    Endosulfan is a highly toxic pesticide,NSW Greens MP John Kaye said today.

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