Understanding formulations starts in the lab. Knowing how a substance might perform under certain conditions can help users understand how the products they use may act and perform in the real-world. Exacto Chemist, Chris Walter, explains the Draves Test to help applicators better understand the chemistry behind surfactants and wetting agents in this edition of the Research to Real-World series.
Adjuvants can help with the proper deposition, spreading, and penetration of the pesticide in the target. Also, adequate water conditioning can help prevent herbicide resistance as hard water ions, or the wrong pH can render the pesticide less effective.
Herbicides are the most reliable and flexible option for cover crop termination in the early season. Learn the best adjuvant strategy to increase success.