Spray drift Research

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



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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

Sprayer Boom Dynamic Effects on Application Uniformity Jeon, H. Y., A. R. Womac, and J. Gunn.  2004.  Transactions of the ASAE, VOL. 47(3):647-658.

Environmentally-Sensitive Spray Applications Womac, A. R., W. E. Hart, M. R. Williams, and G. F. Grandle.  2004.  BsE 550 Web Course.

Development Of An On-Line Electronic Course In Environmentally-Sensitive Spray Applications Womac, A. R., W. E. Hart, and G. F. Grandle.  2003.  2003 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, 2003-1083, CD-ROM. [Abstract]

Session IV A Set of Scientific Issues Being Considered by the Environmental Protection Agency Regarding: Spray Drift Review of Proposed Pesticide Deposition Curves to Adjacent Areas.  Agnello, A., G. Cobb, K. Majewski, M. Majewski, D. Moore, C. Portier (SAP Chair), H. Thistle, J. Walker, and A. R. Womac.  1999.  SAP Report No. 99-04D, Report: FIFRA Scientific Advisory Meeting, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Evaluation of samplers for spray drift.  Bui, Q. D., A. R. Womac, K. D. Howard, J. E. Mulrooney, and M. K. Amin.  1998.  Transactions of the ASAE 41(1):37-41.

Final Report - assessment of ultra-large drop sprays for reduced spray drift and effective herbicide efficacy.  Womac, A. R., and R. M. Hayes.  1998.  Tennessee Soybean Promotion Council, Jackson, TN. 5 pp.