The maximum legal level of a pesticide chemical residue in or on a raw or processed agricultural commodity or processed food.
The ability to tolerate a drug when given as prescribed. In other words, tolerance means benefiting from the drug without having any adverse effects that would make it impossible to continue taking the drug.
(1) ecology: the capacity of an organism or biological process to subsist under a given set of environmental conditions. (2) silviculture: the capacity of trees to grow satisfactorily in the shade of, and in competition with, other trees.
A characteristic of trees that describes the relative ability to thrive with respect to the growth factors (light, heat, water nutrients, anchorage). For instance a “shade tolerant” species may thrive at low light levels.
Tolerance has been defined 12 different ways in documents like 7 C.F.R. Â§ 205.2, Code of Virginia, Code of Maryland, and 7 more.