Efficient application equipment in good condition-a prerequisite in crop protection-an ECPA view Efficient application equipment in good condition-a prerequisite in crop protection-an ECPA view Hans Hagenvall, Swedish Crop Protection Association

H Hagenvall
Third European Workshop on Standardised Procedure for the Inspection of Sprayers-SPISE 3   unpublished
For many reasons the Crop Protection Industry welcomes a European-wide mandatory inspection of sprayers. Today's crop protection products (CPPs) are efficient tools in a sustainable agriculture. High quality application equipment in good condition is an important part in the CPP management. No chain is stronger than its weakest link. Operator exposure, point sources, spray distribution-all are highly influenced by and dependent on the application equipment. Good effect of a treatment with
more » ... reatment with recommended doses requires an even distribution and deposit. One trend in the development of new CPPs is more selectiveness. Another is fine-tuning in the mode of action. This will even increase the requirements on the spray application in the future.
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