Pesticide Quiz...Everyone try!

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Fishin LCO, Mar 8, 2005.

  1. Fishin LCO

    Fishin LCO LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Posts: 143

    1. You are apllying a pesticied to a lawn. The total lot size is 1/2 acre; however a house covers an area 60 feet by 25 feet and the driveway covers another area which is 280 square feet. What is the total square feet you will spray?

    2. The label indicates that the pesticide will be applied at the rate of 2 fluid ounces per 1000 square feet. How many ounces of formulation would you need to spray the area in question one?

    3. Your sprayer holds 10 gallons. It has been calibrated to aplly 1 gallon per 1000 square feet. How many tankfulls will it take to spray the are calculated in question 1?

    4. This question not related to others. You want to apply 2 lbs. a.i.(active ingredient) per acre of a herbicide. Your pesticide product is an 80% WP. How many lbs of formulation must you apply per acre?

    One more odd question for you.

    Spray drift is usually greatest under these conditions.

    A. nozzle openings are small and wind speed high
    B. nozzle openings are large and wind speed high
    C. nozzle openings are small and wind speed is low
    D. nozzle openings are large and wind speed is high


    Do not answer to quick let everyone try.
    Answer later this evening.
     
  2. Fishin LCO

    Fishin LCO LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Posts: 143

    I will post answers later
     
  3. LonniesLawns

    LonniesLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from KS
    Posts: 317

    Maybe everyone should PM you and then you can post their answers ?

    Although if this is what we consider tough questions -- there should be alot of geniuses on this board :)
     
  4. Fishin LCO

    Fishin LCO LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Posts: 143

    here is a little tougher one for you atleast is was for me..You are to apply insecticide to 18 Azaleas. The insecticide lable rate is 3 oz. of insecticide/ gal of water. Number of Azaleas is 18.
    It takes 12 seconds to spray 1 plant. The amount of water collected in 12 seconds of spraying is 10 oz. What is the total amount of mixture needed and the amount of concentrated insecticide needed?
     
  5. Planet Landscaping

    Planet Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 607

    1st question = 2 tankfulls :dizzy: (enough work for today) :waving:
     
  6. Carolina Cutter

    Carolina Cutter LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 987

    OK I will take your challenge and post my answers after dinner
     
  7. Williams Services

    Williams Services LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 269

    Will PM the answers to you.
     
  8. Williams Services

    Williams Services LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 269

    Well, I did fine, other than forgetting there are 128 oz in a gallon - not 16. :rolleyes:
     
  9. LonniesLawns

    LonniesLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from KS
    Posts: 317

    I can't PM yet since i am too new :( So I will ruin everyones fun!



    1) 20,000 ft2 treated lawn

    2. 40 0unces

    3. 2 tankfuls

    4. 2.5#

    One more odd question for you.

    A. nozzle openings are small and wind speed high

    Azalea Question

    180 oz of solution and 4.2 oz of pesticide
     
  10. Garth

    Garth LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 382

    Are the answers going to be misspelled too? How is it you can calculate the sprayer calibrations but can't spell "applied"? Hukd onn fonix diddent werk four yu. ;)
     

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