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Ultra-low volume (ULV) pesticides are formulations that are highly concentrated, and as such, are applied at rates that are much lower than less-concentrated types of pesticide formulations. The droplets released by ULV applications are only microns in diameter, and thus, are more likely to drift and harm non-targets, including the applicator.
While effective, “ULVs are not panacea” (W. Robinson, 1979).
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Source: National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Research. (2014) National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual. Second Edition Arlington, VA.
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