Clean the Sprayer to Avoid Crop Injury
Debris-clogged nozzle tip screens (left and center); clean screen (right).
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Sprayer cleanout

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Fishel, Frederick M. 2018. “Clean the Sprayer to Avoid Crop Injury: PI277, 8/2018”. EDIS 2018 (4). Gainesville, FL.


The objective of this 5-page document is to present the correct clean-out procedure for spray equipment following pesticide use. Written by Frederick M. Fishel and published by the UF/IFAS Agronomy Department, August 2018.
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