Grassroot Innovations

Modified Knapsack Sprayer

Details:

The conventional knapsack sprayers has certain limitation like poor work rate, problem of blockage of the nozzle, pressure drop after short duration of use and poor pressure resulting less effect of pesticides on the pests/insects, etc. The idea of making such device came from working on the limitation of conventional knapsack sprayer thereby providing higher productivity, higher pressure, less use of pesticides and effective operation.

Innovator: Mohan Muktaji Lamb

Area: Engineering Sciences

Contact Address: Maharashtra

State: Maharashtra

Funding agency: Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India

National Mission: Skill India

Implementing institute: Gujarat Grassroots Innovations Augmentation Network (GIAN), India

Benefits

The devices addresses the limitations of conventional knapsack sprayer blockage of nozzle, pressure drop, etc.