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persistent pesticide, hard pesticide
A pesticide compound that remains in the environment for relatively long periods.
The extent of its persistence depends on several factors; such as, the tkype of soil, iots moisture, temperature, and pH, and the extent of cultivation and cover crops.
This entry is located in the following units: -cide, -cides, -cidal (page 9) pesti-, pest- + (page 1)