Wind tunnel tests with different tracer and collection techniques for the measurement of spray drift

E Brusselman, D Nuyttens, K Baetens, D Gabriels, W Cornelis, K Van Driessen, W Steurbaut

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    In the history of pesticide drift measuring techniques, different tracers and a lot of different collection techniques have been used. At the start of a new Flemish project 'Protecting the Flemish environment against drift - The importance of drift-reducing techniques', wind tunnel tests have been executed to select the most efficient tracer and collection technique. As tracer types a fluorescent tracer Renaissance W15, 2 different chelates, a NaCl-solution and a fungicide Tolylfluanide were used. 2 different collection techniques were tested: drains incorporated in the wind tunnel floor filled with filter paper and filled with cloths. The recovery of the different tracers combined with the 2 collection materials was calculated. The advantages and disadvantages of the tracers and collection materials are enumerated in this article.
    Oorspronkelijke taalEngels
    TitelProceedings Environmentally Friendly Spray Application Techniques
    Aantal pagina’s9
    PublicatiestatusGepubliceerd - 2005
    EvenementEnvironmentally Friendly Spray Application Techniques - Warsaw, Polen
    Duur: 4-okt-20046-okt-2004

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