How does WEEDit work?

How does WEEDit work?

The WEEDit employs near infrared technology which only detects the chlorophyll present in living plants. Once cameras identify the chlorophyll, a millisecond response is sent to the nozzles which release spray onto the weed or weeds.

What is precision spraying?

Definition. Precision spraying, defined as the targeted spraying, obtains the target information (e.g., size, shape, structure, and canopy density, etc.) of the tree and then apply pesticides as needed.

Should I cut weeds before spraying?

You shouldn’t cut weeds before spraying them because most herbicides are applied to the leaves and stems. If you cut the weeds, the spray won’t be able to reach the weeds’ roots. Instead, spray the weeds, wait for up to 48 hours, then pull them out by hand.

When Should I spray my lawn for weeds?

When is the best time to apply a broadleaf herbicide to the lawn? Fall (mid-September to early November) is the best time to control perennial broadleaf weeds in the lawn with broadleaf herbicides.

What is the best time to spray for weeds?

The best time of year to use weed killer is Spring, followed by Fall. Spring is an effective time for catching weeds in their pre-growth season, in order to prevent them from sprouting. Fall is similarly effective because, ahead of the Winter, this is when weeds are most vulnerable.

When should I start spraying for weeds?

The best season to spray the weed killer is in spring or fall. The reason is that we should do it in warm temperatures but not when it’s extremely hot because the liquid evaporates or extremely cold so that it freezes. Spray the weed killer in early spring, then another application eight weeks later.

Should you cut weeds before spraying?

What time of day is best to spray weeds?

Systemic herbicides work best when applied late morning, midday and in the afternoon in cool or cold climates. Plant growth slows down at dusk and speeds up again as the sun rises the following day. Heavy early morning dew can cause herbicides to run off, so it’s best apply them after dew has evaporated.

Can I spray weeds after rain?

When you think rain is imminent, it’s better to spray before the rain than after, if you’re in a time crunch. If you decide to spray before the rain hits, do so only if winds aren’t preceding the storm. Treating your weeds in the wind can lead to herbicide drift, carrying the droplets to plants you don’t mean to spray.

How often should you spray your yard for weeds?

The frequency with which you can apply Ortho weed killers is typically limited to two applications per year – a primary application followed by a second application shortly thereafter to eradicate any stragglers or persistent weeds.

What is the weed-it system?

The new WEED-IT system with its single integrated sensor & solenoid cable harness, is not only easier to install onto almost every type and brand of sprayer, it is also easy to remove if required. And even after adding all these new and improved functionalities, the WEED-IT sensors have not added weight which is quite extraordinary these days…

What voltage system does weedit run on?

WEEDit runs on a standard 12 volt system. Power is connected directly to the battery and runs to an interface box. The interface box does many tasks, one of them is to invert 12 volts up to 48 volts.

Is weed-it ISOBUS certified?

WEED-IT is now officially certified for Isobus operations and the first precision spot spraying system to be part of the AEF Isobus Database! Read the latest news about WEED-IT! WEED-IT is sold, mounted and serviced by experienced official dealers all over the world.

What is the weed-it Quadro?

The new WEED-IT Quadro incorporates 10 years of worldwide experience with the WEED-IT Ag system. Quadro refers to the four detection zones of every WEED-IT detection sensor, each accounting for 25 cm (10 inches) of the entire spray boom width.