The dispersion of fungicides or insecticides or fertilizer on growing crops (often from a low-flying aircraft)
Spraying Sentence Examples
The truck slid to a stop in the yard, spraying gravel and dust.
Another defect arising during curing and fermentation is the efflorescence of salts on the surface, a phenomenon known as " saltpetre "; light brushing and spraying with a weak solution of acetic acid are effective remedies.
Weeding is done by hand rather than by spraying herbicides.
The chief method employed for their destruction is spraying the swarms with arsenic. The districts with the greatest area under cultivation are Heidelberg, Witwatersrand, Pretoria, Standerton and Krugersdorp. The chief crops grown for grain are wheat, maize (mealie) and kaffir corn, but the harvest is inadequate to meet local demands.
The parasite may be held in check by spraying with Bordeaux mixture early in the season.