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Michigan 3A Turfgrass Practice Exam

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1. 
Which of these weeds will sprout from rhizomes

2. 
When should equipment be calibrated?

3. 
How many generations do Japanese beetles have each year?

4. 
In an IPM program you should..

5. 
Good soil drainage...

6. 
A rotary spreader creates more drift than a drop granular spreader.

7. 
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)

8. 
Resistance to pesticides comes from:

9. 
Which of these statements is FALSE

10. 
Pesticides in the soil:

11. 
Cool-season cultivars...

12. 
An insecticide applied to control white grubs

13. 
Which of these factors is not a component of the disease pyramid?

14. 
Which of the following methods is not effective for discouraging geese an may even attract them

15. 
Apply an insecticide...

16. 
Winter annual broadleaf weeds are

17. 
Determine the amount of granular insecticide needed to treat 2 acres assuming a label rate of 2 pounds per 1000 square feet.

18. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

19. 
You should apply a pesticide:

20. 
To promote healthy turf and reduce disease

21. 
Which of these statements are TRUE?

22. 
Which of these chemicals can be applied to lawns (but not ponds or wetlands) to make the grass distasteful to geese?

23. 
If you double the speed of your application equipment, how will it affect the application rate of a boom sprayer?

24. 
You want to make 2 gallons of a 4 percent solution of a broadleaf herbicide. How many ounces of herbicide are needed?

25. 
Which statement is true according to Regulation 637, Pesticide Use?

26. 
Dandelions...

27. 
Perennial weeds

28. 
What do moles eat?

29. 
Herbicides are...

30. 
Most turfgrasses grow best in shady locations.

31. 
Biennial weeds...

32. 
This type of nozzle is well suited for applying insecticides or fungicides in situations where complete coverage of the leaf surface is critical

33. 
Plants that have wider leaves with branched leaf veins are......

34. 
Which of the following is a piercing sucking insect?

35. 
Proper mowing means:

36. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

37. 
You are applying fungicide to a lawn that measures 200x50 feet. In the middle of the lawn is a house that measures 60 x 25 ft and a swimming pool that has a 25 foot diameter. The drive measures 10 x 40 ft. The label application rate is 3 oz of fungicide per 1000 square feet. How many ounces of fungicide will be needed? (round to the nearest ounce)

38. 
Spring dead spot in bermudagrass:

39. 
The milky spore disease bacterium...

40. 
Annual weeds are...

41. 
Postemergence herbicides...

42. 
Leaf spot diseases...

43. 
Preemergence herbicides...

44. 
Infrequent and deep irrigation is the best way to prevent disease organisms in turf.

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