Guidelines on
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR
AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDE
APPLICATION EQUIPMENT

Volume Four
Ground-based locust and
grasshopper sprayers

   
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2004
 

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Acknowledgements

Background

Guidelines on minimum requirements
Guidelines on standards and test procedures

Other guidelines

Guidelines on procedures for the registration, certification and testing of new pesticide application equipment
Guidelines on the organization of schemes for testing and certification of agricultural pesticide sprayers in use
Guidelines on the organization and operation of training schemes and certification procedures for operators of pesticide application equipment
Guidelines on good practice for aerial application of pesticides; and Guidelines on good practice for ground application of pesticides

Introduction

Sprayer choice

Rotary atomizer (RA)
Motorized mistblower (MB)
Vehicle-mounted passive drift sprayer (VP)
Vehicle-mounted air-assisted sprayer (VA)
Using the guidelines on minimum requirements

Minimum requirements for ground-based locust and grasshopper sprayers

References

Appendix 1. Sprayer manual contents

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