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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 0-8031-4498-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-4498-9
... Aldicarb is a soil-applied pesticide that is widely used to control certain insects, mites, and nematodes of citrus and other crops. However, due to its high toxicity and leaching potential into ground-water, many states regulate its application. In Florida, aldicarb applications require a 91.4...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3485-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3485-0
.../a.i. rate). The air-curtain sprayer at full a.i. rate and the air-blast sprayer at one-half or full a.i. rate resulted in a significant increase in percent fruit removal. citrus drift-retardant efficacy fruit detachment force fruit removal pyranine surfactant trunk shaker Journal...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3453-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3453-9
... The success of technologies for mechanical harvesting of Florida citrus, in part, depends on the efficacy of abscission sprays that are applied to reduce fruit detachment force. The objective of this research was to determine the effects of sprayer type, sprayer airflow rate, and spray volume...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2891-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2891-0
... in the second test. citrus growth regulators spray droplet fruit detachment force shaker Masoud Salyani, ) Ezzeddine BenSalem, j and Jodie D. Whitney I Spray Deposition Effect on Abscission Efficacy of CMN-Pyrazole in Harvesting Oranges Reference: Salyani, M., BenSalem, E., and Whitney, J. D...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2622-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2622-0
... Metsulfuron-methyl has been suggested as a new experimental abscission chemical for harvesting Florida citrus fruit. The objective of the research was to determine the effects of spray droplet size and active ingredient (a.i.) concentration on the efficacy of the product. ‘Hamlin’ and ‘Valencia...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1388-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1388-6
... a significant effect on G 5 or A; however, R was highest with Sunspray 7N-1% and lowest with Sunspray 9N-4% treatments. In both tests, no visible phytotoxicity was observed after 3 months under glasshouse conditions. petroleum spray oil citrus phytotoxicity stomatal conductance CO 2 assimilation...