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Herbicidal drift control: aerial spray equipment, formulations, and supervision.Author(s): H. Gratkowski
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-014. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 12 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionPublic concern over environmental pollution requires increasingly sophisticated procedures when herbicides are used in silviculture. Many specialized aerial application systems and spray additives have been developed to reduce drift of herbicidal sprays. This publication provides forest-land managers with a brief description of these aerial spray systems and additives. Personnel and supervision to insure proper use of equipment and additives are also discussed.
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CitationGratkowski, H. 1974. Herbicidal drift control: aerial spray equipment, formulations, and supervision. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-014. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 12 p
Keywordsherbicides, brush control, environment, silviculture
- Aerial spray adjuvants for herbicidal drift control.
- Silvicultural use of herbicides in Pacific Northwest forests.
- Ground sprayer designs for forestry applications
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