DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
AC 507 AGROCHEMICALS FOR DISEASE AND NEMATODE MANAGEMENT (3L+1P) II
To teach students about the plant diseases causing fungi and nematodes and synthetic fungicides and nematicides.
Preparation, properties, uses, structure-activity relationships and mode of action of major groups of fungicides.
Inorganics: copper, mercury and sulphur compounds. Organometallics: compounds of tin arsenic, mercury etc.
Organophosphorus compounds and dithiocarbamates
Polyhalogenalkanes, sulfenyl compounds, phenols, quinones, carboxamides, carboximides
Azoles and other heterocyclics compounds
Nematicides: halocarbons, organophosphorus compounds, carbamates etc.
Preparation of Zineb (Z), Preparation, purification and characterization of dichlorophen (D), Salicylanilide (S), an organophosphorus/heterocyclic fungicide (OP), Glyodin (G) and DBCP, a nematicide (DB) and fungicide bioassay (FB).