Pesticide Formulations and Application Systems: A New Century for Agricultural Formulations, Twenty First Volume

    Mueninghoff JC, Viets AK, Downer RA
    Published: 2001

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    STP 1414 emphasizes the external factors affecting the global growth of the agricultural industry, as well as new options available for formulating and delivering agricultural products to meet this global growth. It covers the latest developments and research in formulation ingredients methodology, application, and pesticide efficacy from a wide variety of sources, including industry and academia.

    21 peer-reviewed papers in 6 sections cover:

    Efficacy--presents studies relating to efficacy enhancement of pesticide products. These papers cover the effects of adjuvants, surfactants, and inorganic cations on pesticide activity.

    Methods--examines techniques and methodology for determining the stability and efficacy of pesticide formulations as important tools not to be overlooked by the developers of agricultural products. It addresses various issues of methodology, including new techniques under consideration in Europe.

    Formulation Strategy--covers various statistical design techniques and other formulating options.

    Formulation Ingredients--discusses the development and application of inert ingredients for agricultural formulation, which can improve formulation stability, efficacy, and handling.

    Regulatory Issues--features the topic of environmental strategies for nonylphenol ethoxylates.

    Application and Spray Drift--concentrates on spray drift characteristics, testing, measurement, and distribution. These papers discuss useful measurement techniques and effect on pesticide efficacy.

    Audience: Agricultural Formulators • Regulators • Market Managers • Suppliers to Crop Protection Industry • Agricultural Applicators

    Table of Contents

    Cellular Toxicity of Different Classes of Adjuvants
    de Ruiter H., Mainx H., Nijhuis E., Wollenweber H.

    Sulfosulfuron Efficacy Is Affected by Surfactants, pH of Spray Mixture, and Salts
    Messersmith C., Nalewaja J., Woznica Z.

    The Influence of Inorganic Cations on Glyphosate Activity-Review and Perspectives
    de Ruiter H., Downer R., Ebert T., Hall F., Pikaar P., Uffing A.

    Pesticide Solubility and Other Tools to Use to Optimize an Emulsifiable Concentrate Formulation
    Frisch P., Kuo K., Tann R.

    Dynamic Surface Tension of Selected Nonionic Agricultural Surfactants at Surface Ages Relevant to Component Processes in Spray Application
    Bukovac M., Cooper J., Dexter R., Fox R.

    Recent Trends in Pesticide Formulation in Japan
    Tsuji K.

    Strategies for Agricultural Formulations: A Statistical Design Approach
    Ashrawi S., Elsik C., Smith G., Stridde H.

    Formulating Options for Aerosol Insecticides
    Cantalupi D., Kowalik R., Lucas J., Stocky L.

    The Physical Chemistry of Water Dispersible Granules, Part II: The Influence of Dispersant Molecular Weight and Paste Rheology on the Physical Properties of Extruded WDGs
    Delli Colli H., Doering I.

    Design and Performance of Crop Oil Concentrate Emulsifiers
    Hazen J., Stern A.

    Novel Polymeric Dispersants for Water Dispersible Granules
    Herbert R.

    Alkoxylated Glyceride Emulsifiers in Agricultural Applications
    Anderson T., Mainx H.

    Environmental Management Strategies for Biodegradable Nonylphenol Ethoxylates in Agricultural Products
    Mihaich E., Naylor C., Staples C.

    Pesticide Spray Droplet Adhesion Modeling
    Forster W., Kimberley M., Zabkiewicz J.

    Adjuvant Effects on Spray Characteristics and Drift Potential
    Bagley W., Hewitt A., Miller P.

    Spray Deposition Effect on Abscission Efficacy of CMN-Pyrazole in Harvesting Oranges
    BenSalem E., Salyani M., Whitney J.

    The Measurement of Droplet Size Distributions from Rotary Atomizers
    Hewitt A., Mickle R., Teske M.

    Monobranched Alcohol Alkoxylates: A New Generation of Surfactants for Use in Crop Protection
    Davies S., Rommens J.

    Foam Control Strategies for Formulating with Alkypolyglycoside Surfactants
    Lachut F.

    Low Dose Urea-Surfactant Adjuvant for Sulfonylurea Herbicides
    Green J., Hartmann F.

    A New Adjuvant Blend for Glyphosate Herbicides
    Burow R., Penner D., Roggenbuck F., Wallick D.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E35

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1414-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5459-9

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2891-0

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