What are Adjuvants?

Adjuvants are a material added to a tank mix to aid or modify the action of an agrichemical, or the physical characteristics of the mixture.

  • They help deliver a pesticide to its target
  • Help penetrate into the target

Surfactants.

  • Increase droplet adhesion to the target
  • Spread spray droplets to effectively cover the target
  • Aid penetration of aqueous solution

Oils.

  • Aid penetration of lipophillic substances through waxy cuticle
  • Slow evaporation of spray droplets & deposits