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Fine Tuning a Sprayer with “Ounce” Calibration Method

ID

442-453 (BSE-178P)

Authors as Published

Robert Grisso, Extension Engineer, Biological Systems Engineering Department, Virginia Tech; Mike Weaver, Extension Pesticide Programs Coordinator, Entomology Department, Virginia Tech; Pat Hipkins, assistant coordinator, Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs, Entomology, Virginia Tech

    Cover, Fine Tuning a Sprayer with “Ounce” Calibration Method

This publication is available in PDF format only.

This extension publication discusses guidelines to quickly evaluate the performance of a sprayer. Sprayer calibration, nozzle discharge, spray pattern uniformity, speed checks, pump performance, and plumbing arrangements are evaluated with minimal calculations.

Rights


Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, re-print, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University.

Publisher

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; Jewel E. Hairston, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State, Petersburg.

Date

December 3, 2014