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ASTM Publication addresses pesticide formulations.

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January 21, 2010 - STP 1520, "Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems: 29th Volume, Application of Formulation and Adjuvant Technology," provides latest advances in crop protection technologies and latest updates on regulatory issues related to use of pesticides and drift reduction technology. Available in print and as electronic book, publication includes 13 peer-reviewed papers divided into 3 sections: Adjuvant Technology, Formulation Technology, and Drift Reduction Technology.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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ASTM Publishes New Volume of Publication on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems

Press release date: January 20, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., -STP 1520, "Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems: 29th Volume, Application of Formulation and Adjuvant Technology," is now available from ASTM International. The newest volume in this continuing series provides the latest advances in crop protection technologies and the latest updates on regulatory issues related to the use of pesticides and drift reduction technology. The 29th volume includes 13 peer-reviewed papers that are divided into three sections: Adjuvant Technology discusses how adjuvants impact coverage in low volume aerial applications and spray particle size and distribution as affected by various application parameters. Formulation Technology presents information on alternative solvents and affect of chelating agents on the stabilization of formulations; stabilization of suspension concentrates by double-comb polymers; effect of processing shear time on EW formulations; and antifoaming and defoaming in spray tank mixes. Drift Reduction Technology covers information on the drift reduction technology program and using metal cations as tracers for spray deposits. STP 1520, "Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems: 29th Volume, Application of Formulation and Adjuvant Technology," is available in both print (124 pages; hard cover 6 x 9"; stock # STP1520; ISBN: 978-0-8031-7506-8) and as an electronic book (stock # STP1520-EB; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8397-1) for $55. For purchase information, contact ASTM Customer Service (phone: 610-832-9585; fax: 610-832-9555; service@astm.org) or visit the ASTM Web site at www.astm.org. ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. View this release on the ASTM Web site at www.astmnewsroom.org. ASTM Staff Contact: Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612; mfirman@astm.org www.astm.org

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