ERIC Number: ED160362
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Power Sprayers, Power Dusters, and Aerial Equipment for Pesticide Application.
Cole, Herbert, Jr.
This agriculture extension service publication from Pennsylvania State University discusses agricultural pesticide application equipment. The three sections of the publication are Power Sprayers, Power Dusters, and Aerial Equipment. In the section discussing power sprayers, subtopics include hydraulic sprayers, component parts, multi-purpose farm sprayers, and fog applicators. In the discussion of power dusters, subtopics include fans, distribution systems, mounting, and calibration. The subtopics in the discussion of aerial equipment include advantages and disadvantages of aerial application, swath width, type of aircraft, climate and operating conditions, and calibration. Some charts and diagrams are included where appropriate. (MR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Coll. of Agriculture.; Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Cooperative Extension Service.