Last updated: August 13, 2018

What Does Evaporator Mean?

In gardening, evaporators are commonly used in greenhouses in order to protect the plants from a variety of fungal and other plant-borne diseases, while helping them thrive and developed in a controlled environment. This instrument only needs to be refilled every few weeks and requires virtually no labor or maintenance.


Maximum Yield Explains Evaporator

Evaporators work by evaporating and dispersing sulfur, a potent anti-fungal substance that can protect plants and vegetables from a variety of diseases. The main advantage with evaporators is that they can very easily reach places that are normally unreachable by ordinary spraying. These instruments can be especially effective with fungus such as:

  • Thrips in vegetables and flowers
  • Powdery mildew in peppers
  • Powdery mildew in roses

Most evaporators are made from non-corrosive or nickel-plated aluminum that can last for several years with minimal maintenance. These instruments also offer adequate chemical resistance and often include flowmeters that growers can use to control the gas flow.


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