Chapter 4. Innovation in the Agrochemical Industry

  1. Frank den Hond,
  2. Peter Groenewegen and
  3. Nico M. van Straalen
  1. Frank den Hond

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995457.ch4

Pesticides: Problems, Improvements, Alternatives

Pesticides: Problems, Improvements, Alternatives

How to Cite

den Hond, F. (2003) Innovation in the Agrochemical Industry, in Pesticides: Problems, Improvements, Alternatives (eds F. den Hond, P. Groenewegen and N. M. van Straalen), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995457.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 17 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632056590

Online ISBN: 9780470995457



  • agrochemical industry;
  • innovation process;
  • pesticide problem;
  • social responsibility;
  • pesticide products


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Strobilurin fungicides: research lines and critical research events

  • Trajectories, heuristics and a technological paradigm

  • Drivers of agrochemical innovation

  • Radicality of agrochemical innovation

  • Availability of pesticide products

  • Conclusion