Small Plot Liquid Applicator1
- M. E. Walker and
- J. E. Shannon2
The application of liquid fertilizer and other solutions to small experimental areas creates a problem because most equipment is constructed for farm a plication. There was a need for a small plot applicator tiat would accurately dispense liquid fertilizer 10-34-0, as well as other solutions. A two-row cultivator (Pittsburg) frame was equipped with a system activated by carbon dioxide. A 19-liter stainless steel tank (Firestone) was used for mixing chemical solutions.
This system allows surface and subsurface application of fertilizer solution and can easily be converted to a sprayer for application of solutions to plant foliage. Various combinations of solutions, rate, and pressure are available to meet the applicator's specifications.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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