Published in 1990 International Summer Meeting Proceedings: Columbus, OH, June 24, 1990.
Copyright © 1990 ASABE.
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Richard A. Cavaletto was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
Downwind drift was measured from a standard boom sprayer and a shrouded boom sprayer. Using 8002 flat fan nozzles, the hooded sprayer provided a 180 to 275% reduction in drift. The effectiveness of the shroud is dependent upon the spray droplet spectrum.
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