The Standard Pesticide User's Guide

The Standard Pesticide User's Guide

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Covers all aspects of pesticide principles and use, including topics such as: environmental considerations; insects; plant disease agents; weeds; integrated pest management; laws; liability; recordkeeping; labels; safety; formulations; application equipment; transportation; storage; decontamination; and disposal. Using a non-technical presentation, it helps readers gain an understanding of why pesticides are used, how to apply them safely and how to do this within the letter of the law. Supplies the necessary information for pesticide applicators to use pesticides in a responsible manner. Offer readers quick and easy access to reference material such as the United States and Canadian Pesticide Control Offices, restricted use pesticides, pesticide information telephone numbers and Web page addresses, cold weather handling of liquid chemical products, etc. Because the science of pesticide use has become a highly specialized field, this books is an excellent desk reference for those seeking re-certification and those currently working in the field.Pressure changes affect the width of spray pattern more with the flooding flat-fan nozzle than with the regular flat-fan ... plant foliage penetration is essential for effective insect and disease control and when drift is not a major concern. At pressures of 40 to 80 psi, hollow-cone nozzles produce small drops that penetrate plant canopies and cover the underside of leaves more effectively than other nozzles.

Title:The Standard Pesticide User's Guide
Author:Bert L. Bohmont
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2007


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