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can weather conditions actually aid in reducing pesticide pollution?
yes. wind can aid in reducing pollution caused by an inversion.
can weather-wise application aid the applicator economically?
yes. drift wastes pesticides n money.
why should a applicator avoid applying pesticides on windy days?
wind cause pesticide particles to drift off target.
why r drifting pesticides more hazardous?
drifting pesticides r out of the applicators control, therefor they r able to land n damage non-target organisms at random.
does windy day application pose increased hazard for the applicator n the bystander?
if a pesticide drifts onto a non-target areas resulting in injury or economic loss, who is legally responsible?
why must spray applications dry onto a surface before a rain ?
rains cause pesticides to run off target.
what harm can pesticide runoff do?
can cause injury to crops, wildlife, or contaminate surface waters.
what r two advantages of early morning or evening applications?
- wind speed is lowest.
- childern n animals r not likely to be present.
what weather factors affect drift?
wind, high temperatures, n humidity.
when does an inversion occur?
inversions occur when the air near the soil surface is cooler than the air above it.
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