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    Author(s): Thomas W. McConkey; Charles E. Swett
    Date: 1967
    Source: Research Note NE-73. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8p.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    To hand-spray taller trees safely and efficiently, 8-, 12-, and 16-foot extension tubes for compressed-air garden sprayers were designed and built. These light-weight tubes have been used successfully for spraying white pine leaders for weevil control on the Massabesic Experimental Forest in Maine. Bill of materials and assembly instructions are included.

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    Citation

    McConkey, Thomas W.; Swett, Charles E. 1967. Light-weight extension tubes for compressed-air garden sprayers. Research Note NE-73. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8p.

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