ULV (ultra low volume) sprayers? (insecticides))

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by teeca, Jul 25, 2006.

  1. teeca

    teeca LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,202

    been reading and seems these have been used in the orchard/greenhouse industries. do these have a place in our industry? say if you spray tree/shrub, or if you do perimeter pest control, can you use the dusting feature? do any of you use them now, or have you in the past. i know their alot of money, but can you realy save time/money/enviroment?
  2. seaweed

    seaweed LawnSite Member
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    are you refering to misters/foggers? I'm not a big fan of these for outdoor use, unless they are used inside a greenhouse. I watched a guy (i don't know if he was licensed or not) create a cloud that drifted across "his" neighbor's house- who did not appear to be home. I have always felt that there was too much potential of drift covering something/someone that shouldn't be covered- at least in residential settings.
  3. teeca

    teeca LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,202

    yes, and that's what i was thinking.

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