Abstract: An azole derivative represented by the formula ##STR1## wherein X and Y independently represent a halogen atom, a phenyl group or a hydrogen atom, providing that at least one of X and Y is not a hydrogen atom, n represents an integer of 0, 1 or 2, and A represents a nitrogen atom or CH, and an agricultural/horticultural fungicide comprising the azole derivative as an active ingredient are disclosed.The azole derivative exhibits an excellent effect in preventing and curing a wide spectrum of plant diseases and possesses low toxicity to mammals.
Abstract: Disclosed herein is a phenylhydrazone derivative of oxamide represented by the formula (I): ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1 is straight-chain alkyl group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms, branched alkyl group or cyclic alkyl group having 3 to 10 carbon atoms, alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms which is substituted with an alicyclic structure having 3 to 7 carbon atoms, phenyl group, halogen-substituted phenyl group, aralkyl group having 7 to 9 carbon atoms, alkenyl group having 3 to 6 carbon atoms, alkyl group having 2 to 4 carbon atoms which is substituted with alkoxy group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, or alkyl group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms which is substituted with 1 to 19 fluorine atoms; and R.sup.2 is hydrogen, fluorine, chlorine, methyl group or methoxy group, and a herbicidal composition containing the derivative as active ingredient.
Abstract: A high-frequency capacitive heating electrode device comprises a cap-shaped electrode, a flexible support for supporting the electrode with one end thereof capped with the electrode, a flexible polymer film which surrounds the electrode and forms a gastight space between the support and the flexible polymer film, and passages for respectively introducing and discharging a cooling medium to and from the gastight space. The high-frequency capacitive heating electrode device is disposed in the vicinity of the target portion of a living body to be heated and is useful for the hyperthermia therapy for a cancer of the uterine cervix.
Abstract: Disclosed herein are (1) a novel azole-substituted cycloalkanol derivative represented by the formula (I): ##STR1## wherein n is an integer of 1 or 2 and A represents a nitrogen atom or a CH group, (2) an agricultural and horticultural fungicide having said cycloalkanol derivative as an active ingredient, (3) a process for producing said cycloalkanol derivative and (4) several novel intermediate compounds to produce said cycloalkanol derivative.
Abstract: A carbonaceous cylindrical body including a composite body of a carbonized material of a thin paper-like supporting body having a strength ratio of lengthwise direction to widthwise direction of 2 to 10 and obtained by manufacturing a paper-like body so that its carbonizable fibers are oriented and a carbonaceous matrix having an optically isotropic structure under a polarizing microscope and which shows a carbon content of at least 85% by weight, an oxygen gas permeation coefficient of 10.sup.-2 to 10.sup.-7 cm.sup.2 /sec. under a partial pressure of oxygen of 1 atmosphere and a bulk density of from 1.4 to 1.9 g/cm.sup.3. A process for producing the carbonaceous cylindrical body is also provided.
Abstract: A para-phenylene sulfide block copolymer consisting essentially of a recurring unit (A) ##STR1## and a recurring unit (B) ##STR2## said recurring units (A) being present in the form of a block of 20 to 5,000 units of (A) on the average in the molecular chain, the mol fraction of the recurring units (A) being in the range of 0.50 to 0.98, the block copolymer having a melt viscosity (.eta.*) of 50 to 100,000 poise as determined at 310.degree. C. at a shear rate of 200 sec.sup.-1 and having: (a) a glass transition temperature (Tg) of 20.degree. to 80.degree. C., (b) a crystalline melting point (Tm) of 250.degree. to 285.degree. C.
Abstract: Disclosed herein are (1) a solvent of a chromogenic dye-precursor material for pressure-sensitive recording paper, which solvent comprises a diarylalkanes containing not less than 80% by weight of a mixture of 1-tolyl-2-phenylpropane and 1,2-ditolylethane, obtained by coupling ethylbenzene and xylene by side-chain dehydrogenation, (2) the pressure-sensitive recording paper sheet prepared by using the solvent and (3) a process for producing the solvent.
Abstract: A vinyl chloride resin composition comprises:(1) 100 parts of vinyl chloride polymer; and(2) 0.1 to 30 parts of a polymer processing aid comprising:(A) 40 to 90 parts of a copolymer comprising80 to 100% of an alkyl methacrylate, and0 to 20% of a monomer copolymerizable therewith; and(B) 60 to 10 parts of a copolymer comprising20 to 79% of an alkyl methacrylate,20 to 79% of an aromatic vinyl monomer,1 to 49% of diolefin, and0 to 20% of a monomer copolymerizable therewith,the copolymers (A) and (B) having been wet-blended to provide 100 parts of the polymer processing aid, all quantities expressed in parts and percentages being by weight.