I= REVIEW AND CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF SPRAY TECHNOLOGY FOR CONTROL OF THE DESERT LOCUST SCHISTORCERCA GEGARIA (FORSKAL) TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
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Title of Thesis
REVIEW AND CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF SPRAY TECHNOLOGY FOR CONTROL OF THE DESERT LOCUST SCHISTORCERCA GEGARIA (FORSKAL) TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Author(s)
Muhammad Ishfaque
Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Agriculture Entomology/ University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Session
2005
Subject
Entomology
Number of Pages
235
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
spray technology, desert locust, schistorcerca gegaria (forskal), water-based spraying, ultra low volume(ulv) spraying, droplet size, wind tunnel study, droplet spectrum

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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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  1.1 Introduction Of Locust 1
  1.2 Life Cycle Of Desert Locust 2
  1.3 Seasonal History Of Desert Locust In Pakistan 4
  1.4 Economic Importance Of Desert Locust 6
  1.5 An Overview Of Control Agents 9
  1.6 Water-Based Spraying 11
  1.7 Ultra Low Volume( Ulv ) Spraying 13
  1.8 Standards For Desert Locust Sprayers 18
  1.9 Use Of The Development Of Minimum Standards 19
  1.10 Effect Of Batteries /Power On Droplet Size By Hand-Held Spinning Disc Sprayer 21
  1.11 Importance Of Droplet Size 22
  1.12 Aim Of Study 26
3 2 Review Of Literature 28
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  2.1 Ulv Spraying 29
  2.2 Effect Of Power On Droplets 30
  2.3 Effect Of Sprayer Design On Spraying 32
  2.4 Droplet Collection By Desert Locust 34
  2.5 Wind Tunnel Study 36
  2.6 Droplet Spectrum For Desert Locust 36
  2.7 Ulv Pesticides For Desert Locust Control 39
4 3 Materials And Methods 46
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  3.1 Sprayers 46
  3.2 Methods 49
  3.3 Experimental Design And Execution 55
  3.4 Wind Tunnel/ Droplet Sizing Work 60
5 4 Results 63
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  4.1 Effect Of Batteries/ Power On Droplet Size By Hand Held Spinning Disc Sprayer 63
  4.2 Collection Of Spray Droplets By Desert Locust 86
  4.3 Effects Of Balde Angles( Degrees) On The Distribution Of Cumulative Volumes Into Droplet Spectra Vehicle Mounted Air Assisted (Au 8115 M) Sprayer 96
6 5 Discussion 112
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7 6 Summary 131
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  6.1 Recommendations 136
8 7 Literature Cited 138
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  7.1 Appendices 156