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Size is Everything

News   Aug 29, 2018 | Original Story by David L. Chandler for Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 
Size is Everything

Photos illustrate how the tiny droplets produced by a mesh barrier prevent plants from being pummeled by the larger droplets from either rainfall or the spraying of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers. The smaller droplets in the image at right have little effect on the plant, while the droplets at left batter its leaves heavily. Credit: Varanasi Research Group.

 
 
 

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