DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
AC. 504 AGROCHEMICAL FORMULATIONS (2L+1P) II
To acquaint students with general aspets /types of formulation, pesticide mixtures and application technology.
General aspects: definition, objective, process, product spectrum, classification, formulation codes etc.
Solid and liquid formulations: properties, specifications and uses.
Pesticide mixtures: formulations, properties and uses.
Application: devices and quality of deposits.
Release of active ingredient from controlled release formulations, determination of wettability and suspensibility of wettable powder, Determination of flash point and specific gravity, viscocity, stability of emulsion concentrate and application technology.
Parmar, B.S. and Tomar, S.S. 2004. Pesticide Formulation -Theory and Practice. CBS Publication. Wade, Van Valkenburg, Sugavanam, B. and Khetan, S.K.1998. Pesticide Formulation. New Age International.