Efficiency Comparison Table

Whirlwind M612 - Turbo 2

Efficiency Comparison Table

Comparative analysis conducted in a citrus fruit farm (Oranges of the NULES variety) in the region of Tarragona (Spain) by means of a complete cycle of treatments during season/year 2003.

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Efficiency Comparison Table

Planting distance: 3×5 m – Average ground speed during the treatments: 3.5 kph Martignani-KWH Electrostatic Mist Blower used: Mod. Whirlwind B612 1500 l TURBO 2 with ELECTROSTATIC

15 May 2003 – Treatment with foliar fertilizer and growth regulator


OF PLANTS

LITERS/

HECTARE

TIME

REQUIRED

FUEL

CONSUMPTION

HECTARES

TREATED

MARTIGNANI-KWH 1500 l

11000

500

10
hours

70
liters

16.84

Air Blast Sprayer
2000 l

 

7300

1500

16
hours

70
liters

11

6 June 2003 – Treatment against wood mites (trunks) with white oil and
chlorpyrifos


OF PLANTS

LITERS/

HECTARE

TIME

REQUIRED

FUEL

CONSUMPTION

HECTARES

TREATED

MARTIGNANI-KWH 1500 l

6166

540

5
hours
and 45 minutes

54
liters

10

Air Blast Sprayer
2000 l

3437

3100

8
hours

57
liters

5.1

7 July 2003 – Treatment of Borer Larvae with Abac and foliar fertilizer

N° OF PLANTS

LITERS/

HECTARE

TIME

REQUIRED

DIESEL
FUEL

CONSUMPTION

HECTARES

TREATED

MARTIGNANI-KWH 1500 l

6216

350

4
hours
and 20 minutes

43
liters

9.521

Air Blast Sprayer
2000 l

3437

1163

4
hours and 15 minutes

27
liters

5.157

22 July 2003 – Treatment of Borer Larvae with Abac and foliar
fertilizer

N° OF PLANTS

LITERS/

HECTARE

TIME

REQUIRED

DIESEL
FUEL

CONSUMPTION

HECTARES

TREATED

MARTIGNANI-KWH 1500 l

6216

350

4
hours
and 30 minutes

35
liters

9.521

Air Blast Sprayer
2000 l

3437

1520

8
hours

35
liters

5.157

1 Comment
  • Rafael

    8 April 2013 at 15:12

    Hello Mr.

    I need ask you about how you adjust the dosage of a pesticide when you use a electrostatic sprayer

    thanks

    Rafael