Accession Number : ADA257009
Title : Rotary Spreaders: Section 8.3.1 US Army Corps of Engineers Wildlife Resources Management Manual
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB
Personal Author(s) : Doerr, Ted B
Report Date : Jul 1986
Pagination or Media Count : 11
Abstract : An equipment report on rotary spreaders is provided as Section 8.3.1 of the US Army Corps of Engineers Wildlife Resources Management Manual. The report is designed to assist the Corps District or project biologist with the selection and use of types of equipment and materials available for habitat development and manipulation. Topics covered include description, operation, maintenance, limitations, and availability. Rotary spreaders are applicators used to broadcast dry fertilizer, lime, herbicides, or seed over the soil surface. They are commonly used throughout the United States for reclamation and habitat improvement projects. Management objectives for using rotary spreaders are stated, and uses for developing wildlife habitat are discussed. The design and assembly of equipment are described and illustrated, and general specifications are provided. Methods of operation are described, and maintenance and safety requirements are given. Appropriate cautions and limitations are discussed. Applicator, Rotary Spreader, Equipment, Soil amendment equipment, Spreader, Site reclamation.
Descriptors : *RECLAMATION , *APPLICATORS , MAINTENANCE , REQUIREMENTS , MANAGEMENT , SPECIFICATIONS , MATERIALS , SITES , SURFACES , SOILS , OPERATION , RESOURCES , ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS , HABITATS , SELECTION , HERBICIDES , FERTILIZERS , CALCIUM OXIDES , SEEDS , BIOLOGISTS
Subject Categories : Agricultural Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE