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Construction and Investigation of a Direct Nozzle Injection Agricultural Sprayer for sensor-based Application of Plant Protection Products
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: 2011 Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10, 2011 1111241.(doi:10.13031/2013.38510)
Authors: Martin Walgenbach, Jiri Vondricka, Malte Dörpmund, Xiang Cai, Peter Schulze Lammers
Keywords: Keywords: Direct Nozzle Injection System, Application Technique, Patch Spraying
Direct injection systems for Plant Protection Products (PPP) are developed to increase precision in application, to prevent the operator from contact with the chemical agents and to protect the environment against harm. They can be divided by the point where the PPP is injected in the pipes. These injection points cause different volumes of spray mixture in the piping system and therewith different response times until the desired spray mixture exits the nozzle. For sensor-based application, a short response time of the sprayer and variable rate application of different active ingredients are necessary.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)