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Surfactants in Agrochemicals

By: T F Tadros

280 pages, illustrated

Marcel Dekker Inc.

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #108683 | ISBN: 0824791002
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About this book

This work highlights the physical chemistry of surfactant solutions, detailing a fundamental method of selecting surfactants for agrochemical formulations and delineating how surfactants enhance the biological efficacy of agrochemicals. The unique properties of surfactants that have a major influence on the performance of an agrochemical are summarized. The book is intended for physical, surface and colloid chemists; biochemists; microbiologists; agronomists; research and development personnel in the pesticide and fertilizer industries; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students taking chemistry and chemical engineering courses.


Contents

Physical chemistry of surfactant solutions; adsorption of surfactants and polymers at the air/liquid, liquid/liquid and solid/liquid interfaces; emulsifiable concentrates; emulsions; suspension concentrates; microemulsions; role of surfactants in the transfer and performance of agrochemicals.


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