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Aerial application equipment for herbicidal drift reduction.Author(s):
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-054. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 21 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionThis publication provides silviculturists and managers of utility rights-of-way with a description and evaluation of available helicopter spray application equipment. Modified conventional equipment will reduce drift of sprays in normal carriers and apply various high-viscosity sprays. Specialized spray systems have found limited use in forestry; they are more commonly used on utility rights-of-way. Most of the available spray systems or spray adjuvants reduce but do not completely eliminate drift. Maximum drift reduction with present equipment and adjuvants is obtained with the Microfoil Boom.
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Citationnull 1976. Aerial application equipment for herbicidal drift reduction. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-054. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 21 p
KeywordsHerbicide applications, spraying (brush control), application equipment, helicopters, silviculture
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