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Agrochemicals

Composition, Production, Toxicology, Applications

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Agrochemicals: Composition, Production, Toxicology, Applications
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Agrochemicals Composition, Production, Toxicology, Applications Edited by Franz Muller The high standard of todays agricultural practices in western countries can be attributed to the great advances achieved in agricultural sciences since the second world war. This has led to a better understanding of plant physiology and the interaction between plants and their natural cohabitants, the latter of which can be direct competitors for the available nutrients and space, or pathogenic intruders of plants (fungi, nematodes, insects, rodents). This book presents an overview of all aspects of modern agricultural practices. Beginning with a concise historic overview of modern trends in agriculture, it leads into chapters dealing with fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, acaricides, nematicides, rodenticides, molluscicides, plant growth regulators, and biological control agents. In each chapter, corresponding practical and theoretical aspects are discussed, and each entry is accompanied by its chemical structure, physical properties, synthesis, agricultural use, trade names, toxicology, and its ecological significance. The book is a valuable source of information for those involved in modern agricultural practices. The reader will find not only fast answers to both general and specific questions, but also access to the broader literature.

Table of Contents

Plant growth: fertilizers; plant growth regulators. Plant and crop protection: acaricides; fungicides; insecticides; molluscicides; nematicides; rodenticides; weed control; biological control.
Release date NZ
January 13th, 2000
Contributor
Edited by Franz Muller
Country of Publication
Germany
Imprint
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
Pages
1046
Dimensions
176x254x56
ISBN-13
9783527298525
Product ID
3087396

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