pesticide noun

ADJ. chemical | dangerous, hazardous | approved | banned, unapproved

QUANT. level It is claimed that current levels of pesticide do not pose a threat to health. | trace Traces of pesticide in the water were ten times above permissible levels.

PESTICIDE + NOUN use | levels | residues | contamination, pollution tests for pesticide contamination in food | poisoning | spray

PHRASES the use of pesticide