Spray Research


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Personnel

Alvin R. (Al) Womac
Professor
Equipment performance & environmental impact

 

News

Five Things You Didn't Know about the AgResearch and Education Center at Milan, 10/14/2016

In Knoxville, Meet Dennis Deyton, Department of Plant Sciences, 3/16/2016

Time of Day Can Impact Spray, 2/22/2016

Video


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Nozzle Selection 
Nozzle selection has been simplified over the years, but different types of nozzles are needed for different situations.


 

Recent Publications

Applications of Abscisic Acid and Increasing Concentrations of Calcium Affect the Partitioning of Mineral Nutrients between Tomato Leaf and Fruit Tissue Barickman, T. C., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2019.  Horticulturae, 2019,5,49: 1-11. [Abstract]

Control of insects and diseases with intelligent variable-rate sprayers in ornamental nurseries.  Chen, L., H. Zhu, M. Wallhead, and A. Fulcher.  2019.  Journal of Environmental Horticulture, 37(3):90-100.

A dynamic laser-guided sprayer reduces pesticide use in large pot-in-pot production.  Fessler, L., A. Fulcher, J. Hines, H. Zhu, T. Hines, W. C. Wright, W. Yeary, X. Sun, and S. MClanahan.  2019.  HortScience, 54(9):S296.

Characterizing spray penetration of a novel sprayer into Malus domestica ‘Golden Delicious’ apple trees at a commercial orchard.  Fulcher, A., D. W. Lockwood, W. C. Wright, L. Fessler, W. Yeary, M. Burnett, H. Zhu, X. Sun, G. M. Pietsch, and J. McHugh.  2019.  HortScience, 54(9):S337-338.

Spray volume and application rate of trifloxysulfuron affects long-term dallisgrass control.  Henry, G. M., K. J. Tucker, J. T. Brosnan, and G. K. Breeden.  2019.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting [USB Flash].

Effect of thermal processing on antioxidant activity and cytotoxicity of waste potato juice Kowalczewski, P. Ł., A. Olejnik, W. Białas, P. Kubiak, A. Siger, M. Nowicki, and G. Lewandowicz.  2019.  Open Life Sciences, 14(1), 150-157. [Abstract]

Spray mixture pH as affected by dicamba, glyphosate and spray additives.  Mueller, T. C., and L. E. Steckel.  2019.  Weed Technology33:547-554.

UTIA. Research suggests glyphosate lowers pH of dicamba spray mixtures below acceptable levels. L Steckel and TC Mueller in article Rowsey, G., T. C. Mueller, and L. E. Steckel.  2019.  EurekAlert! online. 15 Aug 2019..

UTIA. Research suggests glyphosate lowers pH of dicamba spray mixtures below acceptable levels Rowsey, G., T. C. Mueller, and L. E. Steckel.  2019.  Lancaster Farming, Aug 16, 2019.

Research suggests glyphosate lowers pH of dicamba spray mixtures below acceptable levels Rowsey, G., T. C. Mueller, and L. E. Steckel.  2019.  Phys.org, Aug. 15, 2019.

Using Dog Houses to Evaluate Fuse and Experimental Products Applied as Perimeter Sprays Against Ants.  Vail, K. M., J. Chandler, and G. Edwards.  2019.  Research report submitted to Janis Reed, Syngenta, 10 pp.

Acid precipitation vs. solvent extraction: two techniques leading to different lactone/acidic sophorolipid ratios Wan Muhammad Zulkifli, W. N. F., N. N. A. Razak, A. R. M. Yatim, and D. G. Hayes.  2019.  Journal of Surfactants and Detergents, 22: 365-371, DOI: 10.1002/jsde.12223. [Abstract]