Fungicide use appears to be the fastest growing segment of North American crop protection. Here is some advice on how to get the best bang for the buck. Timing is the most important part of fungicide application. Diseases can develop and spread quickly. Most fungicides cannot cure a disease infection, they can only protect against […]
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Water Sensitive Paper for Assessing Spray Coverage
Water Sensitive Paper Water-sensitive paper is a useful tool for assessing spray coverage. Here are a few tips for making it work for you. Water-sensitive paper is manufactured by a number of companies, including Syngenta, Spot On, and WS Paper and is available for purchase (see here for comparisons). The papers are a useful tool […]
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Selecting the Right Water Volume
Low water volumes can mean less effort to apply pesticides. But there is a limit to how low water volumes can go before problems appear. To understand the reasons why, and help applicators use the right volume for a given situation, we briefly outline what happens to a spray cloud as it reaches the crop canopy. Basic Principles […]