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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Principles of aerating grain for cooling and drying.. The system being used, the temperature and relative humidity of the air that is available and the grower"s or system"s ability to select the right air for the targeted grain temperature and moisture content will determine the result... To cool grain, relatively low flow-rates of air at around two litres per second per tonne (L/s/t) are pushed up through the grain stack...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Of SurfACe TemPerATure SPrAy OPerATiOnS in cooling night conditions airborne pesticides can concentrate near the surface and unpredictable winds can move droplets away from the target... During surface temperature inversions, air near the ground lacks turbulence... SOurCe GrAeme TePPer under a surface temperature inversion: air movement is much less turbulent so the air does not mix in the same way as during the day; airborne droplets can remain concentrated in the inversion layer for long periods of time; the direction and distance pesticides movement is very hard to predict; the movement of airborne droplets will vary depending on the landscape; and droplets or their remnants can move in different ways (figure 3)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Of SurfACe TemPerATure SPrAy OPerATiOnS in cooling night conditions airborne pesticides can concentrate near the surface and unpredictable winds can move droplets away from the target... During surface temperature inversions, air near the ground lacks turbulence... SOurCe GrAeme TePPer under a surface temperature inversion: air movement is much less turbulent so the air does not mix in the same way as during the day; airborne droplets can remain concentrated in the inversion layer for long periods of time; the direction and distance pesticides movement is very hard to predict; the movement of airborne droplets will vary depending on the landscape; and droplets or their remnants can move in different ways (figure 3)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Of SurfACe TemPerATure SPrAy OPerATiOnS in cooling night conditions airborne pesticides can concentrate near the surface and unpredictable winds can move droplets away from the target... During surface temperature inversions, air near the ground lacks turbulence... SOurCe GrAeme TePPer under a surface temperature inversion: air movement is much less turbulent so the air does not mix in the same way as during the day; airborne droplets can remain concentrated in the inversion layer for long periods of time; the direction and distance pesticides movement is very hard to predict; the movement of airborne droplets will vary depending on the landscape; and droplets or their remnants can move in different ways (figure 3)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Of SurfACe TemPerATure SPrAy OPerATiOnS in cooling night conditions airborne pesticides can concentrate near the surface and unpredictable winds can move droplets away from the target... During surface temperature inversions, air near the ground lacks turbulence... SOurCe GrAeme TePPer under a surface temperature inversion: air movement is much less turbulent so the air does not mix in the same way as during the day; airborne droplets can remain concentrated in the inversion layer for long periods of time; the direction and distance pesticides movement is very hard to predict; the movement of airborne droplets will vary depending on the landscape; and droplets or their remnants can move in different ways (figure 3)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Of SurfACe TemPerATure SPrAy OPerATiOnS in cooling night conditions airborne pesticides can concentrate near the surface and unpredictable winds can move droplets away from the target... During surface temperature inversions, air near the ground lacks turbulence... SOurCe GrAeme TePPer under a surface temperature inversion: air movement is much less turbulent so the air does not mix in the same way as during the day; airborne droplets can remain concentrated in the inversion layer for long periods of time; the direction and distance pesticides movement is very hard to predict; the movement of airborne droplets will vary depending on the landscape; and droplets or their remnants can move in different ways (figure 3)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Of SurfACe TemPerATure SPrAy OPerATiOnS in cooling night conditions airborne pesticides can concentrate near the surface and unpredictable winds can move droplets away from the target... During surface temperature inversions, air near the ground lacks turbulence... SOurCe GrAeme TePPer under a surface temperature inversion: air movement is much less turbulent so the air does not mix in the same way as during the day; airborne droplets can remain concentrated in the inversion layer for long periods of time; the direction and distance pesticides movement is very hard to predict; the movement of airborne droplets will vary depending on the landscape; and droplets or their remnants can move in different ways (figure 3)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Avoid spray drift by recognising unsafe conditions.. Spray consultant Bill Gordon, whose work is supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), says surface temperature inversions commonly develop overnight, when the ground loses heat and the low-level air cools. ".. Meteorologist Graeme Tepper, of MicroMeteorology Research and Educational Services, said when surface inversions exist pesticides in the air can move long distances at high concentrations near the surface and adversely impact non-target receptors, often in directions and locations that could not be estimated from general weather patterns. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Recognition of conditions that lead to a surface temperature inversion is particularly important as the potential for spray drift is high when this occurs, according to industry authorities... Spray consultant Bill Gordon, whose work is supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), says surface temperature inversions commonly develop overnight, when the ground loses heat and the low-level air cools. ".. Meteorologist Graeme Tepper, of MicroMeteorology Research and Educational Services, said when surface inversions exist pesticides in the air can move long distances at high concentrations near the surface and adversely impact non-target receptors, often in directions and locations that could not be estimated from general weather patterns. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
There is only an extremely small risk of WSMV being spread through seed... Wider row spacings and higher plant populations will result in a more even and shorter flowering period and harvest, due to reduced tillering (Thomas et al 1980)... It is highly likely that plant population should be somewhere in the range 100 to 150 plants/m 2...
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