NY99001 - 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; general information on the types of pesticides available to them and their storage, handling and disposal; understanding the risks various pesticides may present and the selection and use of personal protective equipment to manage these risks; suitable operating conditions for pesticide application and managing spray drift; the advantages and disadvantaged of various types of pesticide application equipment; the calibration of pesticide application equipment; case studies detailing examples of industry practice and critical comments and the useful contacts and reference.