Offers comprehensive coverage on methods of actually improving pesticide application, focusing on the need for better timing of techniques in relation to pest attacks so that chemical control can be integrated with other methods. Describes diverse types of machinery available, their use and maintenance as well as safety precautions and how to select machinery most suited to one's needs. Also discusses the formulation of pesticides, new controlled droplet application, nozzles, aerial methods and much more.
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Pesticide Application Methods is the standard work for all those involved in crop protection. This fully revised edition provides up-to-date information on the different types of application techniques and how they should be used to ensure efficient and effective pest control.
Detailed information is provided on the role of chemical control to crop protection: targets, formulations and droplets, spray quality and the choice of nozzles are discussed, as are improvements in the design of new equipment, safety precautions and maintenance issues. Two new chapters highlight the application of biological pesticides and equipment used in the evaluation of pesticides.
This important new edition is a commercially important reference tool and will be of great use and interest to all those working in crop protection, including agricultural entomologists and plant pathologists, pesticide scientists, advisors and consultants, large-scale growers, agricultural and horticultural scientists, agrochemical industry personnel including those involved in equipment supply and product formulation. Libraries in government and commercial research establishments, universities and agricultural colleges and anywhere the subject is taught or studied should have multiple copies of this definitive book on their shelves.
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Book Description Prentice Hall Press, 1979. Book Condition: Good. 0th Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP83031209
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