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Top 10 tips for fungicide application

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Time and execute your fungicide sprays right and you'll get maximum impact from each treatment, according to spray application experts Bill Gordon and Dr Rohan Rainbow... Have an understanding of how the fungicide you're going to apply works on the plant - most fungicides have limited translocation potential or move upwards and outwards only, meaning sprayers need to target the spray to hit the plant exactly where it's needed... Run the controller with total flow (litres per minute for the whole boom) on the display when spraying and know what the pressure and flow rate should be when delivering the correct number of litres per hectare so that checks can be made as you go, e.g. if pressure increases and flow remains the same, check for blockages...
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