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Agricultural Chemicals

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Fertiliser

Fertiliser – any substance applied to land to encourage plant growth and produce higher crop yield. Fertilizers may be made from organic material—such as recycled waste, animal manure, compost, etc.—or chemically manufactured

Hemp fibre

Hemp fibre is a bast fibre probably used first in Asia. The cord is dark tan or brown and is difficult to bleach, but it can be dyed bright and dark colours. The hemp fibre varies widely in length, depending upon their ultimate use. Industrial threads may be several inches long, while fibre used for domestic textiles are about 1.9 to 2.5 cm.

Pesticides

The pesticide is a term used to describe the human-made chemical used in agriculture to management control of the pest. The suffix “-cide” literally means “kill”, therefore, pesticide refers to a chemical substance that kills pests, insects, microbes and pathogens. And weeds has been developed; pesticides not replaced.