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Flowability testing for aerial lime
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, 2019)
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) requires that topdressing aircraft are capable of jettisoning 80% of the aeroplane’s maximum hopper load within five seconds of the pilot initiating the jettison action. For granulated ...
Effective bout widths for uniform spread of lime from ground spreaders
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, 2019)
There is a strong correlation between crop yields and evenness of application of lime. Lime is the most widely used fertiliser/soil conditioner product in New Zealand, but it is not very mobile in the soil, so it is important ...
Wind tunnel flux comparisons using a phase Doppler interferometer
(De Gruyter Open on behalf of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Plant Protection - National Research Institute and the Polish Society of Plant Protection, Committee of Plant Protection, 2017-09)
It is essential to know the movement of droplets in time and space (i.e. flux) when measuring and/or predicting spray drift in agricultural application. A study was performed to assess the flux measurements of a phase ...