Pesticide Calibration Formulas and Information

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Title:
Pesticide Calibration Formulas and Information
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Fact sheet
Creator:
Unruh, Joseph B.
Publisher:
University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, Fla.
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Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Melanie Mercer.
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Published
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"Original publication date November 1993. Reviewed September 2006 and March 2011."
General Note:
"ENH90"

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University of Florida Institutional Repository
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University of Florida
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All rights reserved by the submitter.
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IR00004194:00001


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J. Bryan Unruh2 Acres Covered Per Hour Gallons Per Acre (GPA) Gallons Per 1000 Square Feet Ounces Per 1000 Square Feet Gallons Per Minute (GPM) Gallons Per Minute (GPM) Per Nozzle Minute Per Acre Minutes Per Load Travel Speed (Miles Per Hour, MPH) Table 1. Acres Covered Per Tank Material Needed Per Tank Flow Rate (As Influenced by Pressure)

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Pesticide Calibration Formulas and Information 2 Rectangle, Square, or Parallelogram Trapezoid Circle Sphere Triangle Cylinder Cylindrical Tanks Rectangular Tanks Elliptical Tanks

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Pesticide Calibration Formulas and Information 3 Pounds Per Acre Nutrient Applied PPM (Parts Per Million) Pounds Active Ingredient (lb ai) to Use Per Tank Pounds (lb) Commercial Material to Use Per Tank Fluid Ounces (fl oz) to Use Per Tank Gallons (gal) Commercial Material for Total Treated Acres

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Pesticide Calibration Formulas and Information 4 Table 2.

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Pesticide Calibration Formulas and Information 5Time (seconds) required to cover a specific distance to obtain a desired speed (mph). Time required (seconds) to travel a distance of Desired MPH Feet per minute 100 ft 200 ft 300 ft 2.0 176 34 68 102 2.5 220 27 54 81 3.0 264 23 45 68 3.5 308 20 39 58 4.0 352 17 43 51 4.5 395 15 30 45 5.0 440 14 27 41 6.0 528 -23 34 7.0 616 -19 29 8.0 704 -17 26 9.0 792 -15 23 Approximate Rates of Application Equivalents. Weights Liquid 1 oz/ft2 = 2722.5 lbs/A 1 oz/1000 ft2 = 43.56 oz/A = 1.4 qt/A 1 oz/yd2 = 302.5 lbs/A 1 pt/1000 ft2 = 5.4 gal/A 1 oz/100 ft2 = 27.2 lbs/A 100 gal/A = 2.3 gal/1000 ft2 = 1 qt/100ft2 1 oz/1000 ft2 = 43.46 oz/A = 2.72 lbs/A 1 lb/A = 1 oz/2733 ft2 = 8.5 g/1000 ft2 100 lb/A = 2.5 lb/1000 ft2