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Applying The Chemicals

  • R. Kenneth Horst
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Abstract

Spraying is the application of a chemical to a plant in liquid form; dusting the application of a fine dry powder. The difference between spraying and dusting was very clear-cut before aerosol bombs, mist blowers, and fog machines were developed to apply liquids in such concentrated form that the particles are practically dry before they reach the plant and before spray-dusters were made to deliver wetted dusts.

Keywords

Home Garden Walnut Shell Hydrated Silicate Toxicant Exposure Pressurize Spray 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Kenneth Horst
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  1. 1.Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe BiologyCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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