Rodenticide

Business / Agriculture / Rodenticide: A pesticide used to destroy, control, or deter mice and rats or other rodent pests from damaging food, crops, etc.

Cancellation

Business / Agriculture / Cancellation: Refers to an action taken under Section 6(b) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) to cancel a pesticide registration for one or more specific uses when the Environmental P MORE

Methyl Bromide

Business / Agriculture / Methyl Bromide: A fumigant used for soil treatment, to control pests in postharvest storage, for killing pests on fruits, vegetables, and grain going into export trade, for plant quarantine treatment, and for fumigat MORE

Registration

Business / Agriculture / Registration: The Environmental Protection Agency approval of a new pesticide for specific uses before it can be sold or distributed in the United States. Under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide A MORE

Suspension

Business / Agriculture / Suspension: A process under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act by which the Environmental Protection Agency can suspend the use of a pesticide in order to prevent an imminent hazard resulting MORE

Pesticide

Business / Agriculture / Pesticide: A substance used to kill, control, repel, or mitigate any pest. Insecticides, fungicides, rodenticides, herbicides, and germicides are all pesticides. Environmental Protection Agency regulates pestici MORE

Desiccant

Business / Agriculture / Desiccant: A chemical agent that absorbs moisture: desiccants can be used to control certain insect pests or mildew, and also to dry foliage before harvest (as with potatoes). Desiccants are regulated as pestici MORE

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