Reduce Spray Drift

February 2013
American Vegetable Grower;Feb2013, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p22
The article offers tips on choosing the right nozzle for spray equipment and on minimizing drift. To minimize drift, the author suggests keeping the nozzles close to the target, selecting a set that leads to small droplets and using shields that would cover the distance between the target and the nozzles. In choosing the right nozzle, the author stresses the importance of following label directions and recommends the use of a spray controller and air-assist boom sprayers.


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