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PEST

a framework used by business strategists to identify those factors operating in the ‘outer’ (macro) environment of a firm which impinge upon its activities and profitability in addition to factors affecting its immediate product MARKETS. PEST has four elements: political (e.g. the UK government's policy on joining the EURO-zone); economic (e.g. recession/boom conditions. See BUSINESS CYCLE); social (e.g. DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES) and technological (e.g. the impact of the INTERNET). See BUSINESS STRATEGY.
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The new decree mandates that an establishment must obtain a licence from the ministry prior to registering a pesticide.
This grant will help Oklahoma continue its effective pesticide programs.
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) publishes annual reports (Pesticide Use Reporting, or PUR) that provide a unique opportunity to review the application of pesticides to Lodi vineyards.
There is need one must study the environmental friendly pesticides and develop techniques that can be used to reduce pesticide use while maintaining crop yields.
Every pesticide being used in the country has to be registered with CIBRC and the registration is pest and crop specific.
Children's bodies, since they are still developing, are particularly susceptible to health problems from pesticide exposure.
The government should introduce a law banning the superficial use of pesticides, while the communities create health awareness among the public by organizing campaigns that would highlight the evil effects of pesticide use.
The word pesticides generally brings to mind agriculture and occupational exposure with regard to farm workers, pesticide applicators (Fig.
The worker training courses are two-hours long and provide general pesticide safety information.
The Cosmetic Pesticides Ban Act would, if passed, amend the Pesticides Act and give the province the authority to ban the use and sale of pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides for cosmetic purposes.
You must inspect pesticide handling equipment before each day of use for leaks, clogging, and worn or damaged parts.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for implementing federal pesticide policies under two statutes: the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), (33) governing the sale and use of pesticide products within the United States; and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), which limits pesticide residues on food in interstate commerce (including imports).

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