The Ashgate Handbook of Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Ashgate Handbook of Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals

1st Edition

Edited by G. W. A. Milne


226 pages

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Paperback: 9781138717749
pub: 2018-12-31
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This title was first published in 2000: Pesticides and other agricultural chemicals are in use in virtually every country in the world. It is therefore useful and important to those involved with these chemicals to have a collection of data concerning the substances most commonly used for agricultural purposes. This Handbook includes data on over 1,800 substances, including a number of mixtures, which are important in agriculture. Almost all records describing pure chemicals carry the appropriate CAS Registry Number and the associated EINECS Number. All chemicals in this edition which also appear in the twelfth edition of the Merck Index have the Merck Index Number provided. Wherever possible, the following information is also provided for each entry: definitions, classifications, chemical composition, functions, applications, suppliers, melting point, boiling point, density or specific gravity, refractive index, optical rotation, ultraviolet absorption, solubility, and acute toxicity.

Table of Contents

How to Use this Book. Glossary of Units.Abbreviations. PART 1: MAIN ENTRIES. Functional Categories. Synonyms and Properties. Acaricides. Agricultural Chemicals. Animal Feeds. Fertilizers. Fungicides. Herbicides. Insecticides. Molluscicides. Nematicides. Plant Growth Regulators. Rodenticides. Slimicides. PART 2 : INDEXES. 1 CAS Registry Number Index. 2 EINECS Number Index. 3 Name and Synonym Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General