"Based on a symposium sponsored by the Division of Pesticide Chemistry at the 186th Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., August 28-September 2, 1983." Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
The discovery of ivermectin and other avermectins / W.C. Campbell, R.W. Burg, M.H. Fisher, and R.A. Dybas -- Sulfonylureas : new high potency herbicides / Richard F. Sauers and George Levitt -- o-(5-oxo-2-imidazolin-2-yl)arylcarboxylates: a new class of herbicides / Marinus Los -- The discovery and development of bromethalin, an acute rodenticide with a unique mode of action / Barry A. Dreikorn and George O.P. O'Doherty -- Synthesis-directing structure : activity relationships of some fungicides inhibiting ergosterol biosynthesis / I.F. Brown, Jr., H.M. Taylor, and R.E. Hackler -- Propesticides / T. Roy Fukuto -- Aspects of the biochemistry and toxicology of octopamine in arthropods / R.M. Hollingworth, E.M. Johnstone, and N. Wright -- Harnessing insect-specific enzymes to activate novel proinsecticides / Glenn D. Prestwich, Ryohei Yamaoka, Seloka Phirwa, Angelo Depalma, Michael Angelastro, and Apurba K. Gayen -- Substituted pyridazinone herbicides : structural requirements for action on membrane lipids / Judith B. St. John, Ulrich Schirmer, Falk R. Rittig, and Hermann Bleiholder -- Insecticidal and molluscicidal activities of isobutylamides isolated from Fagara macrophylla and their synthetic analogs / Isao Kubo, James A. Klocke, Takeshi Matsumoto, and Tadao Kamikawa -- The design of triazole fungicides / A.F. Marchington -- Optimization of physicochemical and biophysical properties of pesticides / I.J. Graham-Bryce -- Partitioning in pesticide mode of action and environmental problems / A.J. Leo -- The treatment of ionizable compounds in quantitative structure-activity studies with special consideration to ion partitioning / Robert A. Scherrer -- Bulk and steric parameters in binding and reactivity of bioactive compounds / Marvin Charton -- Use of STERIMOL, MTD, and MTD* steric parameters in quantitative structure-activity relationships / J. Tipker and A. Verloop -- Biphenylmethyl pyrethroids : a quantitative structure-activity relationship approach to pesticide design / Ernest L. Plummer -- Regression approaches to structure-activity relationships in miticidal 2-aryl-1,3-cycloalkanediones and enol esters / A. Peter Kurtz.