Pesticide Resistance

Business / Agriculture / Pesticide Resistance: The evolutionary capacity of pests exposed to a pesticide to develop resistance to that pesticide. Some genetically engineered crops now being marketed are accompanied by pest resistance management plans to prevent or substantially retard the development of resistance.

Other Words for Resistance

Resistance Noun Synonyms: opposition, defiance, refusal, denial, obstruction, intransigence, rebelliousness, recalcitrance, stubbornness
Resistance Verb Synonyms: defenses
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Pesticide Resistance

Business / Agriculture / Pesticide Resistance: The evolutionary capacity of pests exposed to a pesticide to develop resistance to that pesticide. Some genetically engineered crops now being marketed are accompanied by pest resistance management pl MORE

Pesticides

Science / Biology / Pesticides: Chemicals that are applied to agricultural crops or domesticated plants and which kill or inhibit growth of insects. MORE

Pesticide Residue Tolerance

Business / Agriculture / Pesticide Residue Tolerance: The amount of pesticide residue allowed by regulation to remain in or on a food sold in interstate commerce. Whenever a pesticide is registered for use on a food or a feed crop, a tolerance (or exempt MORE

Pesticide Recordkeeping Program (PRP)

Business / Agriculture / Pesticide Recordkeeping Program (PRP): Authorized by the FACT Act of 1990, the program requires that private pesticide applicators keep records of the pesticides they use in agricultural production and that the records be surveyed to provi MORE

Pesticide Data Program (PDP)

Business / Agriculture / Pesticide Data Program (PDP): A program initiated in 1991 by the Agricultural Marketing Service to collect pesticide residue data on selected food commodities, primarily fruits and vegetables. PDP data are used by the Environmenta MORE

Plant-Pesticide

Business / Agriculture / Plant-Pesticide: As proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (November 23, 1994), plant-pesticides are all substances responsible for pest resistance in plants, as well as the genes needed for production of the MORE

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