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Alvin R. (Al) Womac
Equipment performance & environmental impact



Time of Day Can Impact Spray, 2/22/2016


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Nozzle Selection 
Nozzle selection has been simplified over the years, but different types of nozzles are needed for different situations.


Recent Publications

Repeated foliar sprays of abscisic acid to strawberry plants influence plant growth and yield.  Deyton, D. E., C. E. Sams, and J. C. Cummins.  2017.  HortScience, Waikoloa, Hawaii, September 19-22, 2017.

Foliar Application of Abscisic Acid to Day-Neutral Strawberry Cultivars to Influence Fruit Production.  Deyton, D. E., C. E. Sams, and J. C. Cummins.  2017.  Plant Growth Regulator Society of America, Anchorage, Alaska, August 6-10, 2017.

Sprayer setup affects dislodgeable 2,4-D foliar residues from hybrid bermudagrass.  Jeffries, M. D., T. W. Gannon, J. T. Brosnan, and G. K. Breeden.  2017.  Weed Technology, 31:269-278.

Spray tip configurations with pulse-width modulation for glufosinate-ammonium deposits in Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri).  Womac, A. R., G. V. Melnichenko, L. E. Steckel, G. Montgomery, J. Reeves, and R. M. Hayes.  2017.  Transactions of the ASABE, 60(4):1123-1136.

Abscisic Acid Improves Tomato Fruit Quality by Increasing Soluble Sugar Concentrations Barickman, T. C., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2016.  Journal of Plant Nutrition.

Spray for Buttercup and Thistle.  Bates, G. E.  2016.  March TCA Cattle business.

Improving Fungicidal Control of Large Patch by Optimization of Spray Methods.  Benelli, J.J.  2016.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Effect of spray carrier volume and nozzle type on dislodgeable 2,4-D residues from hybrid bermudagrass turf.  Gannon, T. W., M. D. Jeffries, K. Ahmed, J. T. Brosnan, and G. K. Breeden.  2016.  Proc. Weed Sci Soc. Am. 69:379..

Sprayer Calibration Pocket Guide.  Huff, Steven, G. N. Rhodes, and G. E. Bates.  2016.  UT Extension Special Publication.

Effect of Field Geometry on Profitability of Automatic Section Control for Chemical Application Equipment Larson, J. A., M. Velandia, M. J. Buschermohle, and S. M. Westlund.  2016.  Precision Agriculture, 17,1:18-35.

Termination of insecticide sprays for tarnished plant bug.  Thrash, B., et al., and S. D. Stewart.  2016.  Proc. Beltwide Cotton Conf., P. 714.

Boom sprayer developments in north america Womac, A. R.  2016.  Proceedings of XXIV Congress Aapresid, Aug. 2-5, 2016. Rosario, Argentina.