Nursery Pesticide Application Best Practice Manual

This manual is designed to assist nursery operators in identifying and understanding the range of pesticide application equipment available and the key issues related to the use of pesticides in the nursery environment. To assist the nursery industry in improving the safe and effective application of pesticides, this manual includes information on:

  • Developing spray management plans
  • The types of pesticides available and their storage, handling and disposal
  • Suitable operating conditions for pesticide
  • Application and managing spray drift
  • The advantages and disadvantages of various types of pesticide application equipment
  • The calibration of pesticide application equipment
  • Case studies detailing examples of industry practice and critical comments
  • Useful contacts and references
  • The risks various pesticides may present and the selection and use of personal protective
  • equipment to manage these risks

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