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Higher travel speeds have created the majority of issues associated with poor application... "When using a coarse spray quality, the larger droplets tend to hold their trajectory and faster travel speeds to increase the horizontal movement of larger droplets," Mr Gordon says... "Many operators and advisers don't fully understand the risks associated with spraying during the presence of surface temperature inversions, which occur on most nights," he said...
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Growers warned: Spray in haste, regret at leisure.. Over head nozzle spraying water.. Higher travel speeds have created the majority of issues associated with poor application...
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"There are no magic bullets when it comes to pre-emergent spraying," said Mr Gordon, of Bill Gordon Consulting, Lawrence, NSW. ".. Getting a good result is about doing all of the little things well, from product selection to match the weed spectrum present, through to monitoring the spray results carefully.".. To assist growers with the spraying programs, Mr Gordon emphasised the importance of the basic elements, the three Ts: The target "Know your target - it is critical to ensure that the product selected is the most appropriate for the weeds present and the situation," Mr Gordon said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
"There are no magic bullets when it comes to pre-emergent spraying," said Mr Gordon, of Bill Gordon Consulting, Lawrence, NSW. ".. Getting a good result is about doing all of the little things well, from product selection to match the weed spectrum present, through to monitoring the spray results carefully.".. To assist growers with the spraying programs, Mr Gordon emphasised the importance of the basic elements, the three Ts: The target "Know your target - it is critical to ensure that the product selected is the most appropriate for the weeds present and the situation," Mr Gordon said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Growers should choose nozzles for their band, boom or shielded sprayers that offer versatility and can deliver the correct amount of spray to the target... Help in selecting the right kinds of nozzles is at hand with the Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) The Back Pocket Guide: Nozzle selection for boom, band and shielded spraying , written by Mr Gordon and fellow spraying expert, Graham Betts of ASK GB... "With banded and shielded spraying becoming more popular, growers may need to use formulas to calculate the application rates, or to select the most appropriate nozzle size and pressure, as most nozzle charts only cover 50cm sprayed widths, and shields and bands rarely match this," Mr Gordon said...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Versatile nozzles give more spray options.. Selecting the most suitable nozzle size and type, and using rate-control functions, such as the minimum hold for pressure, speed or volume, can help reduce these problems," he says... With banded and shielded spraying becoming more popular, growers may need formulas to calculate application rates and select the most appropriate nozzle size and pressure," he says. "..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Versatile nozzles give more spray options.. Selecting the most suitable nozzle size and type, and using rate-control functions, such as the minimum hold for pressure, speed or volume, can help reduce these problems," he says... With banded and shielded spraying becoming more popular, growers may need formulas to calculate application rates and select the most appropriate nozzle size and pressure," he says. "..
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