Presents the latest research in the discovery of new agrochemicals for the control of insects, acarids, weeds, and fungal diseases. Discusses structure-activity relationships in the design of novel agrochemicals and the use of bioisoteres and natural products as lead structures in discovery of new pest control agents. Presents examples of a variety of discovery rationales being used in biological systems. Examines the use of bioassays as indicators of chemical activity in biological systems. Details the synthetic methodology used in the laboratory preparation of a wide variety of biologically active agrochemicals.
Bioassays in the Discovery Process of Agrochemicals ; Bioisoterism in Agrochemicals ; Synthesis and Herbicidal Activity of Sultamsulfonamides ; Herbicidal Sulfonylamides ; Synthesis of Imidazolinone Herbicides with Reduced Soil Persistence: Derivatives of 5-Formyl-2-imidazolin-2-yl-nicotinic Acids ; Cyclic Imidate Derivatives of 5-Amino-2,6-bis(polyfluoroalkyl)-pyridine-3-carboxylates: Synthesis and Herbicidal Activity ; Thiazolo[4,5-b]pyridine-3(2H)-acetic Acid Derivatives: Synthesis and Herbicidal Activity ; Herbicidal 1-(2,4-Dihale-5-[henoxyphenyl)-4-difluor omethyl-4,5-dihydro-3-methyl-1,2,4-triazolin-5(1H)-one Derivatives: Synthesis and Structure-Activity Relationships ; Tetrahydropyridazine Derivatives: Synthesis, Reactivity, and Herbicidal Activity of Heterocycle Fused Tetrahydropyridazines ; 3-Aryl-4-substituted-5-(halo)alkylisoxazoles: Design, Synthesis, and Herbicidal Activity of a Unique Class of Pre- and Postemergent Herbicides ; 6-Aryloxy-1H-benzotriazoles: Synthesis and Herbicidal Activity ; Aryloxyindolin-2(3H)-ones: Synthesis and Herbicidal Activity ; 5-Aryloxybenzisoxazole Esters: Synthesis and Herbicidal Activity ; Phytoene Desaturase: A Model for the Optimization of Inhibitors ; Aryl-Substituted Quinoxalines and Related Heteroarenes as Novel Herbicides Prepared via Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Methods ; Novel Pyrimidine Bleaching Herbicides: Synthesis and Herbicidal Activity ; Oxazine Ether Herbicides: Novel Grass-Selectivie Compounds ; Herbicidally Active Sulfamoyl Nucleosides: Isolation and Synthesis ; Arloxy- and Pyridyloxylphenylcyclohexanediene Grass Herbicides: Synthesis and Herbical Activity ; Insectical 1-Cyclopropyl01,4-diarylbutenes and 1,4-Diarylbutanes ; Novel 1-Cyclopropyl-1-(4-substitued phenyl)-4-cyano-(4-fluoro-3-phenoxylphenyl)butane Insecticides ; (-)-(4-Fluoro-3-phenoxyl)methyl 2-Cyclopropyl-2-(4-trifluoromethoxylphenyl)ethyl Ether, a Highly Efficacious Nonester Pyethroid Insecticide and Acaricide: Synthesis and Enzymatic Resolution ; INsecticidal Dibenzoexecinopyrazoline Carboxamides ; 1,5-Diphenylpyrazoline-3-carboxanilides: A New Class of Insecticides ; 1-Arylpyrazoline-3-carboxanilides: A New class of Insecticides ; Insecticidal 2-Aryl-3-trifluoromethylsulfonylpyrroles ; Monoterpenoids and Their Synthetic Derivatives as Leads for New Insect-Control Agents ; Fungical *b-Methoxylacrylates:N-linked Pyrroles ; Phenoxyphenyl Alloxylmineacetamides: New Broad-Spectrum Fungicides ; Retrospective Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (QSAR) Analysis of Tetrazolo- and Triazolo-quinolines, a Series of Rice Blast Control Agents ; Synthesis and Fungicidal Activity of 2-Cyanoimidazoles ; Novel and Selective Quinazolinyl Arylureas: Synthesis and Fungicidal Activity ; Oxime Fungicides:Highly Active Broad-Spectrum Protectants ; 2-Cyanoarylethyltriazoles as Agricultural Fungicides: Discovery of Fenbuconazole ; Synthesis and Biological Properties of Fenbuconazole Metabolites ; Novel Class of Pyridyl Fungicides ; Synthesis and Fungicidal Activity of N-Phenylpyridinamines ; Antimicrobial Properties of Natural Volatile Compounds ; Nitrosation of Tobacco Alkaloids During Storage Reduced by Antimicrobial (E)-2-Hexenal Vapor