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  1. Best Practices for Effective Spraying In Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-539

    required to spray field crops. Although each crop requires a slightly different approach to the application ... (ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-538). Use of Drones for Spraying Although not common in the U.S., aerial application of pesticides using ... Variable-Rate Application of Pesticides In contrast to field crops, a great diversity in canopy structure and ...

  2. Strategies to Minimize Spray Drift for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

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    deposits on the target when spraying pesticides. Spray drift is a major challenge to pesticide applicators ... trying to achieve this goal. Spray drift is defined as wind moving a pesticide from the application site ... concern when an application is done under windy conditions. Photo by Javier Campos, Polytechnic University ...

  3. Strategies to Maximize Pesticide Deposit and Coverage for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

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    requires a slightly different approach to the application of pesticides, some general principles apply to ... application: Selecting the proper equipment, particularly the correct type and size of nozzle Applying the ... of pesticides by wind from the application site to an off-target site, as shown in Figure 1) cannot ...

  4. Calibration of Orchard and Vineyard Sprayers

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    orchard or vineyard spray applications. For field crop spraying, the “acre” refers to the “field acre” ... “gallons per acre” application rate on a product’s label may be appropriate for field crops, but not ... to the field, and if it’s periodically checked and calibrated during the spraying season. The primary ...

  5. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

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    environmentally friendly application of pesticides. A much higher-level decision-making process is required when ... selecting sprayers for orchards and vineyards rather than field crops—especially when spraying for insects ... and diseases within the canopy. Field crop sprayers are equipped with nozzles on a horizontal boom. ...

  6. The Making of an Egg

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-0021

    although egg production does not rely upon fertilization. The ovum spends about 15 minutes in the ... a nutritious food that contain essential vitamins, minerals, lipids, and amino acids. In fact, eggs are ... infundibulum from the ovary. At this point, the egg can be fertilized, if there are live sperm present, ...

  7. Selecting the Right Type and Size of Nozzles for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

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    in a wide variety of types and sizes. The best nozzle for a given application will maximize efficacy, ... minimize spray drift, and allow compliance with label requirements such as the application rate (gallons ... nozzles found on sprayers used for field crops and vegetables. Sprayers used in vineyards and orchards are ...

  8. Self-Care for the Caregiver

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5811

    find that you feel guilty about not doing enough as a caregiver? Do you feel angry or resentful towards ... having difficulty thinking about how to get through a day being unable to concentrate experiencing ... isolated, or judged. They also give you the opportunity to talk openly and honestly about your feelings and ...

  9. Slugs and Their Management In Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2010

    but averages about 25. Young adult slugs lay fewer eggs than older ones. Though slug eggs can be found ... application for control and includes knowledge of the pest’s lifecycle, habitat, feeding times, and feeding ... helpful but leaves a lot to be desired. In fact, commercial slug baiting stations can be purchased for the ...

  10. Rabies Prevention In Livestock

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-0001

    Owners should inquire about this before making plans to travel. Your veterinarian can be of great help in ... making the decision about the need for rabies vaccination. Vaccination of people in high-risk jobs, such ... odh.ohio.gov/wps/wcm/connect/gov/. This fact sheet was originally written in 1997 by William Shulaw, DVM, and Randall E. James, PhD, ...

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