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residual pesticide [1 record]

Record 1 2015-01-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Crop Protection
DEF

A pesticide remaining in the environment for a fairly long time, continuing to be effective for days, weeks, and months.

OBS

Persistence is the inherent stability of the pesticide. Another term for persistence is "residual time" — how long it effectively lasts.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Agents chimiques (Agriculture)
  • Protection des végétaux
DEF

Pesticide qui conserve son efficacité pendant une longue période après l'épandage.

CONT

[La] rémanence [...] désigne la persistance du pesticide dans l'environnement (eau, air, sol). Un pesticide rémanent mettra beaucoup de temps pour se dégrader dans l'environnement.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Agentes químicos (Agricultura)
  • Protección de las plantas
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