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Influence of air-assistance on spray application for tomato plants in greenhouses

Author
Llop, J.; Gil, E.; Llorens, J.; Gallart, M.; Balsari, Paolo
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Crop protection
Date of publication
2015-12-01
Volume
78
First page
293
Last page
301
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2015.09.026 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/84972 Open in new window
URL
https://www.elsevier.com/journals/crop-protection/0261-2194/open-access-options Open in new window
Abstract
Protected horticulture production represents one of the most important agricultural businesses in Southern Europe. However, many problems related to the lack of mechanisation, intensive use of pesticides, and, in some cases, undesirable residues on food, have not been solved yet. In this context, application technology is a key factor for the improvement of the efficacy and efficiency of plant protection products. Spray guns and knapsack sprayers are the most common technologies that have been u...
Citation
Llop, J., Gil, E., Llorens, J., Gallart, M., Balsari, Paolo. Influence of air-assistance on spray application for tomato plants in greenhouses. "Crop protection", 01 Desembre 2015, vol. 78, p. 293-301.
Keywords
Air assistance, Air velocity, FAN ORCHARD SPRAYER, FLOW-RATE, FOLIAR DEPOSITION, HEDGEROW VINEYARD, Handheld trolley sprayer, LOSSES, OPERATION, PESTICIDE APPLICATION, PROTECTION PRODUCTS, SIZED APPLE-TREES, Spray deposition, VITICULTURE, Vertical pattern
Group of research
UMA - Sustainable Agriculture and Food Quality

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