What are adjuvants and spray aids?

The term adjuvant refers to any compound that improves the performance of crop protection agents besides the active ingredient.

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, IUPAC

An adjuvant is a substance other than water which is not in itself a pesticide but which enhances or is intended to enhance the effectiveness of the pesticide with which it is used.

UK Pesticide Safety Directorate (PSD)

Main adjuvants groups

Emulsifiable Oils

Short chain fat oil C 10, long chain fat oil C 50, methylated vegetable oils, vegetable oil, triglycerides

Surfactants

Cationic, anionic, amphoteric, soybean phospholipids, non-ionic

Stickers

Latex, pinolene

Others

Propionic acid, polyacrylamides, inorganic salts (ammonium sulphate), glycerol, polyethylene glycol

Discovery® agricultural adjuvants product range

Adjuvants applications

Agricultural adjuvants are gaining popularity due to rise in demand for agrochemicals and the adoption  of precision farming & protected agriculture practices and to drive overall farming efficiency. Precision  farming enables the use of agricultural adjuvants for judicious use of crop protection products. Thus, the  increasing area under precision agriculture is driving the agricultural adjuvants use also in Ukraine.Read More »

Agrinova Solutions, LLC is official importer and distributor of Discovery® adjuvants in Ukraine.

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