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Definitions of PESTICIDE TOLERANCE
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The total amount of pesticide residue that can be allowed to remain within a crop, that will be harvested. Secondly, it might also mean the ability gained by a pest which has mutated, allowing it to tolerate the effects of a pesticide.
By Henry Campbell Black
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- A species of PERCIFORMES commonly used in saline aquaculture.