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Definition of tolerance

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Definition as written by Magpye:

The ability of an organism to sustain the effects of a disease or pest attack without dying or suffering serious injury or yield loss.

Also, the amount of toxic residue allowable in or on edible plant parts under the law, formerly used to describe maximum residue limit.


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