Spraying Crops from Aeroplanes


IN NATURE for August 14, p. 239, it is recorded that the first attempt in Great Britain to utilise the aeroplane for spraying operations took place in Lincolnshire in August 1926. It is to correct an error that the present communication is made. The first record of powder spraying by aeroplane in Britain is made in the Fruitgrower, June 29, 1922, and of which no reference can be found in NATURE of that year.

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WILSON, G. Spraying Crops from Aeroplanes. Nature 118, 412 (1926). https://doi.org/10.1038/118412c0

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