Pesticide Formulations and Application Systems: Fourteenth Volume

    Hall FR, Berger PD, Collins HM
    Published: 1995

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    The latest edition featuring up to date information on pesticide applications, formulation techniques, innovations in the agrochemical field and related current government agricultural regulations.

    In addition to a comprehensive twenty-year historical review of the ASTM Committee E-35 on Pesticides, this publication features twenty-eight peer-reviewed papers divided into the following three categories:

    Pesticide Application Technology and Off-Target Effects-- Ten papers focus on different aspects of pesticide application technology, including spray cloud characteristics,electrostatics and a practical tank mixing evaluation procedure, as well as the impact of drift and evaporation of pesticide sprays, pesticide container regulations and recycling.

    Formulation Technology-- Polymers, varying surfactants, water soluble and water dispersible granules are explored in seven papers.

    Formulation Modifications and Biological Effects-- Eleven papers deal with the biological impact of formulation changes such as stability and pH effects, adhesion, and numerous controlled release technologies.

    Table of Contents

    ASTM Committee E-35 on Pesticides - Twenty Years Old!
    Butler B., Canning S., Hazen J.

    Atomizer Design for Agricultural Air Shear Applications
    Akesson N., Steinke W., Yates W.

    New Equipment for Evaluation of Distribution and Sedimentation of Pesticide Formulations in Spray Tank Application
    Ettmueller J., Frank R., Groener H., Raedle M.

    Denatonium Benzoate Use to Mitigate Pesticide Ingestion
    Payne H., Tracy M.

    Development of an Electrodyn Spray System for Sawmill Operation
    Groves C., Johnson E., Smith R.

    The Effect of Dynamic Surface Tension and High Shear Viscosity on Droplet Size Distributions Produced by a Flat Fan Nozzle
    Chapple A., Cooper J., Downer R., Hall F., Reichard D., Zhu H.

    A Review of Pesticide Formulations for Chemigation
    Chalfant R., Chandler L., Dowler C., Johnson A., Sumner H., Young J.

    Advances in Application Efficacy for Chemigation Systems with Experimental Nozzle Technology
    Archer T., Bordovsky J., Bynum E., Lyle W., Mustian J.

    Air Velocity Measurement System for In-field Characterization of Air-Assisted Agricultural Spray Equipment
    Hetherington M., Ledebuhr R., Van Ee G.

    The U.S. EPA's Development of Pesticide Container Regulations
    Fitz N.

    Recycling Plastic Pesticide Containers
    Johnson H.

    Tristyrylphenol Surfactants in Agricultural Formulations : Properties and Challenges in Applications
    Gubelmann-Bonneau I., Mailhe P., Perrin M.

    Phytotoxic Evaluation of Commercial Pesticide Products Formulated with Low and High Flash Point Hydrocarbon Fluids
    Chambers G., Herold A., Sandler R., Verbelen R.

    Composition Effects on Hydrocarbon Physical Properties
    Lachocki T., Sorensen W.

    Polymers for Instant Dispersions for the Herbicide Metolachlor and Other Chloroacetanilides
    Narayanan K.

    Water Soluble and Water Dispersible Granules with Spreader-Sticker Incorporated
    Downer R., Fu E., Hall F., Narayanan K.

    Effects of Nonionic Surfactants on Properties of Water Dispersible Granule Formulations
    Hollis R., Sekmistrz J., Utz C.

    Validation of the Percent Suspensibility Test for Dry Flowables by Round Robin Testing
    Munie L.

    USDA Forest Service Spread Factor Technology Database
    Barry J., MacNichol A., Teske M.

    Description and Validation of a Test System to Investigate the Evaporation of Spray Droplets
    Chapman T., Picot J., Riley C., Sears I.

    Effect of Temperature Fluctuations and Storage Period on Pesticide Stability in Formulation Concentrates Used in Forestry
    Sundaram A., Sundaram K.

    Nonionic Surfactant Properties and Plant Species Affect Surfactant Enhancement of Primisulfuron Phytotoxicity
    Czajka M., Manthey F., Nalewaja J.

    Relation of Surfactant HLB to Glyphosate Phytotoxicity
    Koziara W., Manthey F., Matysiak R., Nalewaja J.

    Nonionic Surfactant Properties Affect Enhancement of Herbicides
    Czajka M., Manthey F., Nalewaja J.

    Improving Insecticide Activity and Rain-Fastness with Polyethylenimine
    Feigenbaum H.

    Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Quantification of Bacillus Thuringiensis Var. Kurstaki Crystalline Protein in Some Commercial Formulations
    Gee S., Hammock B., Harrison R., Sundaram A., Sundaram K.

    The influence of pH on the Performance of Organosilicone Surfactants
    Forster W., Murphy G., Policello G., Stevens P.

    The Relationship of Spray Adjuvant Surfactant Properties to Pesticide Spray Application Volumes
    Mack R., Roberts J., Volgas G.

    Evaluation of Superabsorbent Polymer-Pesticide Formulations for Prolonged Insect Control
    Levy R., Miller T., Nichols M.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E35

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1234-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5298-4

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1890-4

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