CONDITION OF AIR ASSISTED SPRAYERS IN SHTIP REGION AND POSSIBILITY OF APPLYING EUROPEAN STANDARD EN 13790

  • Zoran Dimitrovski University Goce Delcev - Stip
  • Sasko Dimitrov
  • Risto Kukutanov

Abstract

The research in this paper was performed in Stip region. Stip region is located in the eastern part of the Republic of Macedonia where an intensive agricultural production takes place. Republic of Macedonia as a candidate country for the European Union must harmonize its legislation with the European, including the European standard EN 13790. This standard includes among other things the introduction of mandatory inspection of machinery and equipment for pesticide application. Therefore, the main objective of this study was to collect data (number, model, age, safety ….) on the air assisted sprayers, as well as basic information about the owners of these machines (education, farm size, culture type, basic knowledge and trainings for safe and proper use of these machines etc.)


Key words: Pesticides, inspection, visual flows, operational flows, nozzle

Published
Dec 25, 2017
How to Cite
DIMITROVSKI, Zoran; DIMITROV, Sasko; KUKUTANOV, Risto. CONDITION OF AIR ASSISTED SPRAYERS IN SHTIP REGION AND POSSIBILITY OF APPLYING EUROPEAN STANDARD EN 13790. Journal of Agriculture and Plant Sciences, [S.l.], v. 15, n. 1/2, p. 45-52, dec. 2017. ISSN 2545-4455. Available at: <http://js.ugd.edu.mk/index.php/YFA/article/view/1914>. Date accessed: 15 july 2018.