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The NZ Novachem Agrichemical Manual is independent, comprehensive and easy to use. It is written for users, not scientists (but some scientists find it very useful!).


  • Full listings of all agrichemicals used commercially in New Zealand. It does not include home or garden formulations, veterinary chemicals or timber treatment products.
  • Cross references from pest problems to solutions
  • Spray compatibility information and tables
  • Cross references from trade names to active ingredients and vice-versa
  • Colour ID photos of major weeds, pests and diseases

The printed 2021/2022 edition is 864 pages, is perfect bound in a convenient A4 size and costs NZ$185.00 plus GST.

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