Development of an Air-Assisted Row Crop Sprayer 861463

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.


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