neonicotinoid
Any of a certain class of insecticides that act on the central nervous system in a similar way to nicotine.

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  • Seed treatment — In agriculture, a seed treatment or seed dressing is a chemical, typically antimicrobial or fungidal, with which seeds are treated (or dressed ) prior to planting. One such seed dressing, Imidacloprid, from the Neonicotinoid family of… …   Wikipedia

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