Patent Number: 6,255,250

Title: Plant growth regulators in pyrrolidone solvents

Abstract: Provided herein is a composition comprising a plant growth regulator, octylpyrrolidone, and an emulsifier. The composition may be provided with a plant growth regulator comprises a substituted oxime-ether of the formula: ##STR1## where R1 and R2 independently of one another are C1-C6-alkyl, n is 2 or 3 and R3 is hydrogen or C1-C6-alkyl. The compositions provided may also contain a blend of nonyl phenol ethoxylate and dioctyl sulfosuccinate. Also provided are methods of making the above compositions.

Inventors: Finch; Charles W. (Garner, NC), Zormeier; Donna (Raleigh, NC)

Assignee: BASF Corporation

International Classification: A01N 25/02 (20060101); A01N 37/36 (20060101); A01N 43/36 (20060101); A01N 43/34 (20060101); A01N 037/00 (); A01N 037/02 (); A01N 037/14 (); A01N 043/36 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018