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Development of an Air-Assisted Row Crop Sprayer
This paper reviews the development of an air assisted sprayer. Field testing showed improved results in spray deposition and chemical dessication of plants.
The authors are: Robert L. Wolff -Professor of Agricultural Mechanization at Southern Illinois University and Dennis G. Watson - Researcher in Agricultural Engineering at Michigan State University.
This project was supported in part by Arcadian Corporation formerly part of Allied Chemical Corporation.
Acknowledgement: The authors wish to acknowledge John G. Clapp, Jr. for support in developing improved spraying techniques.
The use of trade names for equipment and/or products in this paper is not intended to endorse or discredit the manufacturer or product by the researchers, and/or SIU/C.
Wolff, R. and Watson, D., "Development of an Air-Assisted Row Crop Sprayer," SAE Technical Paper 861463, 1986,
Robert L. Wolff, Dennis G. Watson
2nd Annual Agricultural Machinery Conference
SAE Transactions 1986-V95-86
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