Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

New air powered hand duster: Use of compressed air to fluidize dusts permits treatment of 7,000 square-foot-capacity glasshouse in less than half hour

Authors

Norman B. Akesson
R. H. Sciaroni

Authors Affiliations

Norman B. Akesson is Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; R. H. Scaring is Farm Advisor, San Mateo County, University of California.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 10(3):3-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n03p3. March 1956.

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Abstract

Designed for applying insecticidal and fungicidal dusts to indoor ornamental crops—but practical elsewhere—a new power duster is efficient in glass, plastic, cloth, and lath houses where narrow walkways are customary.

Akesson N, Sciaroni R. 1956. New air powered hand duster: Use of compressed air to fluidize dusts permits treatment of 7,000 square-foot-capacity glasshouse in less than half hour. Hilgardia 10(3):3-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n03p3
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