Journal articles


Agüera F, Nuyttens D, Carvajal F, Sánchez-Hermosilla J. 2012. Fractal analyis of Agricultural nozzles. Scientia Agricola. 69(1): 6-12.

Beck B, Steurbaut W, Spanoghe P. 2012. How to define green adjuvants. Pest Management Science. Doi 10.1002/ps.3308

Brusselman E, Beck B, Pollet S, Temmerman F, Spanoghe P, Moens M, Nuyttens D. 2012. Effect of Spray Volume on Deposition, Viability and Infectivity of Entomopathogenic Nematodes in a Foliar Spray. Pest Management Science. 68: 1413-1418.

Brusselman E, Beck B , Pollet S, Temmerman F, Spanoghe P, Moens M, Nuyttens D. 2012. Effect of spray application technique on the deposition of entomopathogenic nematodes in vegetables. Pest Management Science. 68(3): 444-453.

Connell R J, Schou W C, Nuyttens D, Wolf T M, Praat J-P. 2012. Comparisons of the mechanistic AGDISP ground boom model with experimental data. New Zealand Plant Protection. 65: 93-99.

Foqué D, Pieters J G, Nuyttens D. 2012. Comparing spray gun and a spray boom applications in two Ivy crops with different crop densities. Hortscience. 47(1): 51-57.

Foqué D, Braekman P, Nuyttens D. 2012. A vertical spray boom application technique for conical bay laurel (Laurus nobilis) plants. Crop Protection. 41: 113-121..

Foqué D, Pieters J G, Nuyttens D. 2012. Spray deposition and distribution in a bay laurel crop as affected by nozzle type, air assistance and spray direction when using vertical spray booms. Crop Protection. 41: 77-87.

Hijazi B, Decourselle T, Vulgarakis Minov S, Nuyttens D, Cointault F, Pieters J, Vangeyte J. 2012. The use of high speed imaging for applications in precision agriculture. Book chapter in "New Technologies: Trends, Innovations and Research". ISBN 978-953-51-0480-3. Prof. Constantin Volosencu (Ed.), available from

Lesmes-Fabián C, García-Santos G, Leuenberger F, Nuyttens D, Binder C R. 2012. Dermal Exposure assessment of pesticide use in potato farming systems in the Colombian Highlands. Science of the Total Environment. 430: 202-208


Brusselman E, Beck B, Temmerman F, Pollet S, Steurbaut W, Moens M, Nuyttens D. 2011. Distribution of entomopathogenic nematodes in a biopesticide spray. Transactions of the ASABE. 54(6): 1981-1989.

Donkersley P, Nuyttens D. 2011. A meta analysis of spray drift sampling: drift in drift.  Crop Protection. 30(7): 931-936.

Nuyttens D, De Schampheleire M, Baetens K, Brusselman E, Dekeyser D, Verboven P. 2011. Drift from Field Crop Sprayers using an Integrated Approach: Results of a 5 Year Study. Transactions of the ASABE. 54(2): 403-408.

Foqué D, Nuyttens D. 2011. Effect of air support and spray angle on coarse droplet sprays in Ivy pot plants.  Transactions of the ASABE. 54(2): 409-416.

Foqué D, Nuyttens D. 2011. Effects of nozzle type and spray angle on spray deposition in ivy pot plants. Pest Management Science. 67(2): 199-208


Braekman P, Foqué D, Messens W, Van Labeke M-C, Pieters J G, Nuyttens D. 2010. Effect of spray application technique on spray deposition in greenhouse strawberries and tomatoes. Pest Management Science. 66(2): 203-212.

Brusselman E, Moens M, Steurbaut W & Nuyttens D. 2010. Evaluation of hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical agitation for the spray application of Steinernema carpocapsae (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology. 20(4): 339-351

Brusselman E, Nuyttens D, Steurbaut W, Messens W, de Sutter N, Viaene N, Moens M. 2010. An image processing technique for the observation of the viability of Steinernema carpocapsae in spray application research. Nematology. 12(1): 105-113.

Nuyttens D, De Schampheleire M, Verboven P, Sonck B. 2010. Comparison between indirect and direct spray drift assessment methods. Biosystems Engineering. 105(1) 2-12.


Baetens K, Ho Q T, Nuyttens D, De Schampheleire M, Melese Endalew A, Hertog M, Nicolaï B, Ramon H, Verboven P. 2009. A Validated 2-D diffusion-advection model for prediction of drift from ground boom sprayers. Atmospheric environment. 43: 1674-1682.

Braekman P, Foqué D, Van Labeke M-C, Pieters J G, Nuyttens D. 2009. Influence of spray application technique on spray deposition in greenhouse ivy pot plants grown on hanging shelves. HortScience. 44(7): 1921-1927.

De Schampheleire M, Nuyttens D, Dekeyser D, Verboven P, Spanoghe P, Cornelis W, Gabriels D, Steurbaut W. 2009. Deposition of spray drift behind border structures. Crop Protection. 25(12): 1061-1075.

De Schampheleire M, Nuyttens D, Baetens K, Cornelis W, Gabriels D, Spanoghe P. 2009. Effects on pesticide spray drift of the physicochemical properties of the spray liquid. Precision Agriculture. 10(5): 409-420

Nuyttens D, De Schampheleire M, Verboven P, Brusselman E, Dekeyser D. 2009. Droplet size-velocity characteristics of agricultural sprays. Transactions of the ASABE. 52(5): 1471-1480.

Nuyttens D, Taylor W A, De Schampheleire M, Verboven P, Dekeyser D. 2009. Influence of nozzle type and size on drift potential by means of different wind tunnel evaluation methods. Biosystems Engineering. 103(3): 271-280.

Nuyttens D, Braekman P, Windey S, Sonck B. 2009. Potential dermal pesticide exposure affected by greenhouse spray application technique. Pest Management Science. 65(7): 781-790.


De Schampheleire M, Baetens K, Nuyttens D, Spanoghe P. 2008. Spray drift measurements to evaluate the Belgian drift mitigation measures in field crops. Crop Protection. 27: 577-589.


Baetens K, Nuyttens D, Verboven P, De Schampheleire M, Nicolaï B, Ramon H. 2007. Predicting drift from field spraying by means of a 3D computational fluid dynamics model. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 56(2): 161-173.

De Schampheleire M, Spanoghe P, Brusselman E, Sonck S. 2007. Risk assessment of pesticide spray drift in Belgium. Crop Protection. 26(4): 602-611.

Łączyński A, Dierickx W, De Moor A. 2007. The effect of agitation system, temperature of the spray liquid, nematode concentration, and air injection on the viability of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 17(8): 841-851.

Nuyttens D, De Schampheleire M, Baetens K, Sonck B. 2007. The influence of operator controlled variables on spray drift from field crop sprayers. Transactions of the ASABE. 50(4):1129-1140.

Nuyttens D, Baetens K, De Schampheleire M, Sonck B. 2007. Effect of nozzle type, size and pressure on spray droplet characteristics. Biosystems Engineering. 97(3): 333-345.


Łączyński A., De Moor A, Dierickx W, Moens M, Darius P, Sonck B, Ramon H. 2006. The effect of hydraulic agitation on the viability of the nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora. Crop Protection. 25(10): 1135-1141.

Nuyttens D, De Schampheleire M, Baetens K, Sonck B. 2006. PDPA Laser-Based Characterisation of Agricultural Spray Nozzles. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Ejournal. Manuscript PM 06 024. Vol. VIII.


Delele M A, De Moor A, Sonck B, Ramon H, Nicolaï B M, Verboven P. 2005. Modelling and validation of the air flow generated by a cross flow air sprayer as affected by travel speed and fan speed. Biosystems Engineering. 92(2): 165-174.


Nuyttens, D, Windey, S, Sonck, B. 2004. Optimisation of a vertical spray boom for greenhouse spraying applications. Biosystems Engineering. 89(4): 417-423.

Nuyttens D, Windey S, Sonck B. 2004. Comparison of operator exposure for five different greenhouse spraying applications. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health. 10(3):187-195.

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