Micro-light spraying cane fields

ULV mobile sprayer in sugar cane
Preparation of wool frames (traps) for spray drift trials
  • Research and development of effective and efficient as well as environmentally acceptable pesticide application methods

  • Determination of pesticide levels in blood of non-target bird species 

  • Determination of pesticide drift and deposition using spectrofluorophotometric analysis of tracer dye pigments 

  • Establishment of guidelines and codes of practices for the safe use, handling, storage and application of pesticides


Contact: Research Team Manager: Dr Roger Price, E-mail: pricer@arc.agric.za, Campus: Roodeplaat (East), Pretoria

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