Crop Protection Agents
To protect crops from damage and to increase yields, farmers use crop protection agents.
There are herbicides (against weeds), insecticides (against insects pests), and fungicides (against fungal attack).
Evonik offers agrochemicals based on organomodified siloxanes and organic surfactants. The product range includes additives for crop protection mixtures that are sprayed onto the fields. These products also reach areas that are difficult to wet, such as the underside of leaves. In this way the plant is covered evenly. Even very water-repellent leaf surfaces can be covered with a fine film. This means that the pesticides work where they are supposed to.