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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

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.

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.  2016.  Weed Technology, (in press).

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.

Spray tip effect on glufosinate canopy deposits in Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) for pulse-width modulation versus air induction technologies at reduced drift potential.  Womac, A. R., G. V. Melnichenko, L. E. Steckel, G. Montgomery, and R. M. Hayes.  2016.  Transactions of ASABE, (Addressed Reviewer Comments, Approved, In Press).

Effects of media, heat adaptation, and outlet temperature on the survival of Lactobacillus salivarius NRRL B-30514 after spray drying and subsequent storage.  Zhang, Y., J. Lin, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  LWT - Food Science and Technology, 74: 441-447.

Differences in Glyphsate-Resistant Weed management Practices over time and Regions Zhou, X., R. K. Roberts, J. A. Larson, D. M. Lambert, B. C. English, A. Mishra, L. Falconer, R. Hogan, J. Johnson, and J. Reeves.  2016.  Weed Technology, 30: 1-12.