Agrochemicals Books

  • Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems, 28th Volume: Global Trends and Regulatory Drivers in the Crop Protection Industry

    Eleven peer-reviewed papers address many of the latest challenges to the agrochemical formulations industry regarding global trends and regulatory drivers.Topics cover:• Formulations• Regulatory Initiatives • Delivery Applications• Research: Soil, Seed, Test ...

  • Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems, 27th Volume: Traditional and Non-Traditional Developments

    Thirteen peer-reviewed papers address many of the latest challenges to the agrochemical formulations industry, including lower dose products, stringent safety criteria, convenience, increased efficiency of application, and improved cost competitiveness and product differentiation. Sections cover:Developments in Formulation Technology — eight ...

  • PESTICIDE FORMULATIONS and DELIVERY SYSTEMS: The Continued Evolution of Agrochemicals, 24th Volume

    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 ...

  • Pesticide Formulations and Application Systems: 23rd Volume

    Twenty-two peer-review papers give you a broad view of where the pesticide industry may be headed. The recent loss of patent protection for many pesticides has created new opportunities for agricultural chemical manufacturers. Spray adjuvant and inert producers must be more creative in the products they offer; and biotechnology and consolidation ...

  • Prajateerpu: A Citizens Jury / Scenario Workshop on Food and Farming Futures for Andhra Pradesh, India

    Prajapeertu ('people's verdict') was devised as a means of allowing the people most affected by the Andhra Pradesh government's Vision 2020 for food and farming to shape a vision of their own.The members of the jury, drawn from communities of small and marginal farmers, interrogated a range of witnesses including representatives from the ...

  • Pesticide Formulations and Application Systems: 16th Volume

    STP 1312 features the latest information on pesticide applications, formulation techniques, innovations in the agrochemical field and related current government regulatory issues. 17 comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers explore the following key areas: Formulation Technology--5 papers cover basic formulation chemists' concerns including solubility ...

  • Pesticide Formulations and Application Systems, 13th Volume

    Covers a wide range of disciplines of interest to formulators, basic pesticide manufacturers, applicators, and suppliers to the agrochemical industry. 30 papers in sections of: • Formulation Technology• Spray Droplet Characteristics and Application Technology• Controlled Release Technology• Water Dispersible Granules. Many of ...

  • Growing Food

    This specialist handbook is intended as a quick and easy reference guide to be used by individuals and organisations that are involved with the production of food, from both agriculture and horticulture. It is designed to be used as a reference book that answers basic questions about how food is produced from plants, and aims to demystify the ...

  • Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems, 27th Volume: Traditional and Non-Traditional Developments

    Thirteen peer-reviewed papers address many of the latest challenges to the agrochemical formulations industry, including lower dose products, stringent safety criteria, convenience, increased efficiency of application, and improved cost competitiveness and product differentiation. Sections cover:Developments in Formulation Technology — eight ...

  • Chemistry and Technology of Agrochemical Formulations

    Agrochemical products and adjuvants are of vital importance in agriculture, to protect food and fibre crops from weeds, insect pests and diseases, in order to feed and clothe the growing world population. In recent years there have been increasing pressures to produce agrochemical formulations which have a lower environmental impact and are ...

  • Molecular Mechanisms of Resistance to Agrochemicals

    Over the past 30 years one alarming trend is the emergence of plant species resistant to agrochemicals (e.g. insecticides, herbicides, fungicides). Considering the fact that these pesticides are crucial to human health and to food, feed and fiber production, impressive research was carried out during the last decade to understand the mechanisms of ...

  • Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems, 28th Volume: Global Trends and Regulatory Drivers in the Crop Protection Industry

    Eleven peer-reviewed papers address many of the latest challenges to the agrochemical formulations industry regarding global trends and regulatory drivers. Topics cover: FormulationsRegulatory InitiativesDelivery ApplicationsResearch: Soil, Seed, Test ...

  • Russian Agricultural Sciences Journal

    Russian Agricultural Sciencesis an official publication of the Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences. The journal publishes review and original contributions from all areas of agriculture, biological sciences, biotechnology, and cology under the headings of crop cultivation, genetics, selection, plant growing, and horticulture; plant physiology ...

  • Allelochemicals: Biological Control of Plant Pathogens and Diseases

    Biological control of plant diseases and plant pathogens is of great significance in forestry and agriculture. There is great incentive to discover biologically active natural products from higher plants that are better than synthetic agrochemicals and are much safer, from a health and environmental point-of-view. The development of natural ...

  • Soil Engineering

    The agricultural world has changed significantly during the last years. The excessive use of heavy machinery, waste disposal, the use of agrochemicals and new soil cultivation means led to severe problems, which agricultural engineers have to cope with in order to prevent soil from permanent irreversible damage.This Soil Biology volume will update ...

  • Allelopathy in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry

    Simply put, allelopathy refers to an ecological phenomenon of plant-plant interference through release of organic chemicals (allelochemicals) in the environment. These chemicals can be directly and continuously released by the donor plants in their immediate environment as volatiles in the air or root exudates in soil or they can be the microbial ...

  • The Search for Bioactive Compounds from Microorganisms

    Biologically active compounds isolated from microorganisms continue to be vital to the development of new drugs and agricultural chemicals. This book was prepared by current and past members of the laboratory of Dr. Satoshi Omura of the Kitasato Institute in Japan. Dr. Omura and his colleagues have discovered and studied a number of important ...

  • Growing Food

    This specialist handbook is intended as a quick and easy reference guide to be used by individuals and organisations that are involved with the production of food, from both agriculture and horticulture. It is designed to be used as a reference book that answers basic questions about how food is produced from plants, and aims to demystify the ...

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