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Definition: 

A general term for chemical agents that are used to kill unwanted plants, animals pests or disease-causing fungi, and includes insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, nematicides, etc. Some pesticides have had widespread disruptive effects among non-target species. (Source: GEMET/ALL)

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  • pesticides (ECOLEX)
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  • chemical pest control

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