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AG (Ciba-Geigy)

AG (Ciba-Geigy)

AG (Ciba-Geigy) Swiss multinational holding company created in 1970 by the merger of two concerns headquartered in Basel-Ciba AG and J.R. Geigy SA. The group consists of affiliates in some 50 countries and engaged in the manufacture and marketing of dyes and...
Ageing (textiles)

Ageing (textiles)

Ageing (textiles) Ageing of textiles is a term used to describe the deterioration of textile or other materials caused by gradual oxidation during storage and/or exposure to light. In addition wearing/washing textiles gradually tear at the fabric and dye colours, for...
Agenda 21

Agenda 21

Agenda 21 Agenda 21 is a commitment entered into at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992 to introduce specific policies to move towards sustainable development at governmental and local level. Agenda 21 is a non-binding, voluntarily implemented action plan of the United...
Agricultural Chemicals

Agricultural Chemicals

Agricultural Chemicals The agricultural chemicals now in use include fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators, animal feed supplements, and raw materials for use in chemical processes. In the broadest sense, agricultural chemicals can be divided into two large...