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Interactions Between Adjuvants, Agrochemicals and Target Organisms

  • P. J. Holloway
  • R. T. Rees
  • D. Stock

Part of the Ernst Schering Research Foundation Workshop book series (SCHERING FOUND, volume 12)

About these proceedings

Introduction

In recent years the importance of adjuvants for optimising the activity of agrochemicals has become increasingly recognized. This book is aimed at accumulating the current knowledge of the interactions between adjuvants, agrochemicals and target organisms. It provides results, and ideas for future research and defines new methodological, biomechanistic and systematic approaches which can be implemented to streamline research and development of formulations and adjuvant/active ingredient combinations. The book contains micrographs of leaf surfaces and spray deposits, graphical and statistical presentations, and data on the properties of adjuvants. In particular a case study is presented demonstrating the interactions possible between formulation and adjuvant types.

Keywords

Adjuvants Agrochemicals Formulations Physico-chmical Properties Target Organisms development plants

Editors and affiliations

  • P. J. Holloway
    • 1
  • R. T. Rees
  • D. Stock
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural SciencesUniversity of Bristol, AFRC Institute of Arable Crops Research, Long Ashton Research StationBristolUK
  2. 2.Schering Agrochemicals LimitedEssexUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-02988-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-02990-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-02988-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0947-6075
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