Term: Pesticides

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Any chemical or organic substance or mixture of substances intended to prevent, destroy, repel, or mitigate any pest, fungus, disease, or weed. Fungicides and herbicides are included under the definition of pesticides, as are any substances or mixture of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, or desiccant, and any nitrogen stabilizers or fertilizer additive that is not itself a source of nutrients.

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