Low volume spraying: Of deciduous fruit trees successful with air carrier speed sprayers
AuthorArthur D. Borden
Author AffiliationsArthur D. Borden is Lecturer in Entomology and Associate in Entomology in the Experiment Station, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 2(6):5-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n06p5. June 1948.
The speed sprayer introduced in California in 1944 proved that a large volume of air at a relatively low velocity is more efficient and economical than water as a means of applying liquid sprays of fungicides and insecticides.
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Effect of potash on oranges: Studies on deficiency and excess in relation to tree growth, composition and fruit quality
Studies on dehydration of figs: Reduction in yeast count achieved is considered advantage for this type of drying
Irrigation practices: Efficiency of different systems determined by various factors
Avocado root rot: Two-phase series of experiments to determine control methods
Suggestions for vineyard fertiliization: Test plots recommended to determine most efficient fertilization proggram
Black-end of pear: Problem is subject of extensive field and laboratory studies
Two new table-wine grapes: Promising in combining high productivity and wine quality
Citrus red mite: New chemical gives promising results in control experiments
PE in poultry: Variety of factors found to affect control of avian pneumoencephalitis
Sweet root orange trees: Symptomless hosts of the quick decline virus
Some factors affecting the irrigation requirements of deciduous orchards