Nanocrystal formulation helps in developing organic pesticide

11/16/2009 | Farmers Weekly Interactive (U.K.)

Scientists are using innovative nano-dispersed formulations to develop organic pesticides that can be applied in water. Low solubility often prevents such pesticides from being applied in water. However, through a method that includes dissolving the active ingredient in oil, mixing oil with water and freeze-drying the solution, nanocrystals are formed and can be used in a spray solution.

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