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Dosage used?? Meaning???

wrestlingcoach

LawnSite Senior Member
New in the business. Licensed and insured. Finally started spraying customers lawns this weekend.

I made myself up a record sheet that is required in the manual.
Requiring : name, address, temp, wind, pesticides used, EPA #, lot #, square ft treated, target pest, mechanical calibration (2 gallons/minute) and other stuff.

My question: it asks for the dosage used

IS that amount of gallons sprayed or the actual active chemical put on the lawn??
 

Grassmechanic

LawnSite Silver Member
Location
S.E. Michigan
actual chemical put down.
 
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wrestlingcoach

LawnSite Senior Member
example:
the 2 1/2 gallon jug says: 1pound of chemical per gallon
my sprayer calibration @ 2 gallons per 1000K

i put 2.4 qts for acre = 86 gallons which equals .6 pounds of chemical per acre

i spray a 10K yard = 20 gallons which is .1395 pounds of active chemical

so i write down on "dosage used"=.14 pound

Is this RIGHT?

so
 

Grassmechanic

LawnSite Silver Member
Location
S.E. Michigan
I think you're trying to make it too hard for yourself. I don't think you need to worry about how much a.i. you are using. On 10k, you'll use 17.65 oz of chemical - that would be your dose.
 
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