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Effect of the spray distribution set-up of a cross-flow fan orchard sprayer on the spray deposition in a flat surface and in a tree

Zande, J.C. van de; Porskamp, H.A.J.; Michielsen, J.M.G.P.

Parasitica 57(1/3): 87-97


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In a series of experiments the effect of sprayer set-up was assessed for spray deposit. A cross-flow fan sprayer was set-up to produce a uniform or a tree-shape liquid distribution on a vertical patternator. These distribution set-ups were used to quantify spray deposit stationary on the vertical patternator and also in a dynamic situation using a fluorescent tracer. Sprayer speeds of 0.6, 1.2 and 2.0 m/s were used.

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