Small Scale Spraying is written for farmers, growers and those operating in the horticultural, forestry and amenity sectors. It provides all the information operators need to undertake small-scale spraying operations safely and effectively.
Packed with practical tips and best practice advice including a handy protective equipment summary and nozzle selection chart this book has been extensively revised and updated in line with the revised Codes of Practice for Plant Protection Products and the Agricultural Waste Regulations. It details the decisions, equipment and background needs to all small-scale spraying operations.
Practical guidance is provided on the use of lever-operated, compression and knapsack sprayers, mistblowers, CDA sprayers, wheeled sprayers and mounted and self-propelled equipment. Sections advise on the types of pumps used, sprayer design, control systems and filtration. Spray quality, nozzle codes and calibration are explained with worked examples to guide operators through the process. Advice on good spraying practice, sprayer decontamination and maintenance as well as disposal is also given.
For further information regarding Small Scale Spraying, please contact a member of our technical sales team on 01902 440250