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  • ISBN: 9780122869754
  • ISBN10: 0122869753

Piperonyl Butoxide the Insecticide Synergist

by Denys Glynne Jones

  • List Price: $235.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Academic Pr
  • Publish date: 10/01/1998
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Description: The unique insecticidal and repellant properties of the six esters occurring in the pyrethrum daisy have been utilized commercially for over 160 years. However, as supply of pyrethrum extract is limited and costly, scientists have searched since 1937 for chemical additives to increase its effectiveness, known as synergists.

Piperonyl butoxide is the most successful insecticide synergist and is added to numerous pesticide formulations, increasing the efficacy of many other insecticides as well as pyrethrum.

This book contains 20 chapters contributed by world experts in the field on the properties, uses, plant metabolism and mammalian and environmental toxicology of piperonyl butoxide. The mode of action of piperonyl butoxide is discussed, as well as many other characteristics such as synergism in the laboratory and field, potential for control of whiteflies when used alone and with insect growth regulators, and molecular modelling studies explain how piperonyl butoxide admixes with other chemicals. The book also includes a preface by Prof. John Casida who has overseen extensive synergist research at the University of California.

Piperonyl Butoxide will prove to be a valuable reference book for all concerned with the designing of safe and cost effective insecticide formulations, particularly if used in the home, industry, or on or near animals and food.

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