Research Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 USCS § 7412 (Title 7, Agriculture; Chapter 101, Agricultural Promotion; Issuance of Orders for Promotion, Research, and Information Activities Regarding Agricultural Commodities) the term "research" means “any type of test, study, or analysis designed to advance the image, desirability, use, marketability, production, product development, or quality of an agricultural commodity.”