The industry's best selling training manual for field-scale spraying. Field Scale Spraying is written by the BCPC for farmers, growers and those operating in the horticultural, forestry and amenity sectors. It provides all the information operators need to undertake field-scale spraying operations efficiently, safely and effectively.
Your complete guide to Field Scale Spraying
The industry's best selling training manual for field-scale spraying. 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 field-scale spraying operations.
Practical guidance is provided on the efficient and safe use of trailed and mounted boom sprayers along with air-assisted orchard and tunnel sprayers. Sections explain the types and structure of sprayers available, pumps and control systems, filters and filtration, nozzles, atomisers and fans.
Spray quality, nozzle codes and calibration are explained fully with worked examples to guide operators through the process. General advice on good spraying practice, sprayer decontamination and maintenance as well as disposal is also provided.
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