Laser-based characterisation of agricultural sprays

David Nuyttens, Eva Brusselman, M De Schampheleire, W Steurbaut, K Baetens, P Verboven, B Nicolaï, H Ramon, B Sonck

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    The characteristics of agricultural sprays belong to the most critical factors affecting spray drift, deposition on plants, spray coverage and biological efficacy. Hence, within the framework of a research project about agricultural spray drift, a measuring set-up for the characterisation of spray nozzles using a Phase Doppler Particle Analyser (PDPA) was developed. This set-up is able to measure droplet sizes and velocities based on light-scattering principles. It is composed of different parts i.e.: a climate room, a spray unit, a three-dimensional automated positioning system and an Aerometrics PDPA 1D system.
    This paper presents a detailed description of this measuring set-up along with some first measuring results. These measurements will be used as an input for a Computational Fluid Dynamics drift-prediction model and to classify nozzles based on their driftability.
    TaalEngels
    TitelProceedings 8th Workshop on Sustainable Plant Protection Techniques in Fruit Growing
    EditorsE Gil, F Solanalles, S Planas, J R Rosell, L Val
    Aantal pagina's2
    Datum2005
    Pagina's217-229
    ISBN van geprinte versie978-84-8409-232-2
    StatusGepubliceerd - 2005
    Evenement8th Workshop on Spray Application Techniques in Fruit Growing (2005) - Barcelona, Spanje
    Duur: 29-jun-20051-jul-2005

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