Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems: The Continued Evolution of Agrochemicals, 24th Volume

    Goss GR, Volgas GC, Salyani M
    Published: 2005

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    Fourteen peer-reviewed papers address the latest advances in pesticide formulations and delivery systems.

    Three sections cover:

    Formulations—addresses some of the new challenges in formulating pesticides, including the advent of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and their effect on the chemical aspects of pest control; new uses of chemicals through formulation changes, liquid and solid formulations and applications, and fluorescent imaging to assess efficiency.

    Delivery Systems—discusses delivery and interactions of the pesticide with the target organism, including spray release height and drop size, aerial sprays, and abscission sprays.

    Adjuvants—covers the enhancement of pesticide formulation by the use of spray additives.

    Table of Contents

    Rising to New Challenges in Formulating for Agriculture
    Lindner G.

    Benefits of a 2,4-D Acid Herbicide Formulation
    Mack R., Roberts J., Volgas G.

    The Effect of Dispersant Solubility, Dispersant Dosage, Granule Diameter, and Dome Versus Radial Extrusion on Granule Spontaneity of Disintegration and Resistance to Attrition
    Gustafsson J., Lebo S., Winowiski T.

    Agricultural Granule Particle Size Considerations
    Goss G.

    Fluorescence Imaging for Investigating the Efficiency of Formulations, Adjuvants, and Application Systems
    de Ruiter H., Jalink H., van der Schoor R.

    Improved Formulations through Synergistic Combinations based on Alkyl Glucosides
    Bergström K., Johansson I.

    New Value-Added Polymeric Dispersants and Uses Thereof in Agricultural Formulations
    Jon D., Narayanan K., Patel J.

    Applications of Ether Amine Surfactants in Agricultural Formulations: The Known and Unexplored
    Lei Y.

    Predicted Deposition Variability Due to Fluctuations in Release Height and Drop Size Distribution
    Amirault P., Brown J., Cameron R., Cormier G., Davies D., Dorr G., Hewitt A., Karipot A., LeClerc M., Reardon R., Teske M., Thistle H.

    Improving the Effectiveness of Aerial Pesticide Sprays
    Kirk I., Ross J., Smith D.

    Comparison of Abscission Spray Application Practices for Mechanical Harvesting of Oranges
    Farooq M., Salyani M., Whitney J.

    Effect of Adjuvant on the Efficacy of Glyphosate Applied at Different Times of Day
    Young B., Young J.

    A Novel Water Conditioning Adjuvant for Use with Formulated and Nonformulated Glyphosate
    Brown W., Michael J., Penner D.

    Evaluation of Some Adjuvants for Improving Glyphosate Efficacy
    Singh M., Singh S.

    Committee: E35

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1460-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5504-6

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-3485-0

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