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Document ID (ISN)53899
CIS number 90-931
ISSN - Serial title 0023-8082 - Landtechnik
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ripke F.O.
Title Crop protection with lower exposure of personnel and environmental pollution
Original title Pflanzenschutzgerńte anwender- und umweltschonend [in German]
Bibliographic information 1989, Vol.44, No.4, p.150-153. Illus.
Abstract The pesticide spraying equipment described is characterised by a "crop tilter" and a flat fan nozzle which generates large drops. Both features help to reduce dispersion of pesticides by the wind and thus environmental pollution. For pesticide application to fruit trees and vines a spraying facility is described which encloses the part of the plant to be sprayed and recycles pesticide run-off caught in it.
Descriptors (primary) cereals; pesticides; design of equipment; vineyards; orchards; crop protection
Descriptors (secondary) pollution control; description of equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Agricultural chemicals