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Optimizing pesticide efficacy: a study of spray deposition into canopies

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Wolf, Tom
Institution: AgriMetrix
Total WGRF Funding: $62,200
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 3 Years
Objectives:

To identify the factors that govern the deposition and penetration of fungicide sprays in a variety of crop canopies. To discover optimal application methods for placing fungicide sprays into broadleaf and grass canopies and to validate promising new application methods with field efficacy results under commercial conditions.