The review of the subject concerning a plant protection technology with a particular interest in the issues concerning spraying quality and drift of the sprayed liquid was presented in the paper. Irregularity of the fall distribution of the sprayed liquid, degree of the sprayed surfaces covering and drifting of utility liquid are the most significant indexes of the spraying quality. The purpose of the paper was to determine a prevailing subject and appearing trends in the research based on the analysis of objectives and results of the published papers from the research carried out in the 21st century. The scope of the review covers experimental results of both Polish as well as foreign scientists. Papers related to the investigated sprayers, where the significance of the selection of the proper sprayer in relation to technical, technological and weather conditions are emphasised, prevail in the analysis.