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Michigan 3A Turfgrass Practice Exam

1. 
To promote healthy turf and reduce disease

2. 
Leaf spot diseases...

3. 
Proper mowing means:

4. 
An insecticide applied to control white grubs

5. 
Determine the amount of granular insecticide needed to treat 2 acres assuming a label rate of 2 pounds per 1000 square feet.

6. 
Which of these statements is FALSE

7. 
If you double the speed of your application equipment, how will it affect the application rate of a boom sprayer?

8. 
Cool-season cultivars...

9. 
Perennial weeds

10. 
Which of the following is a piercing sucking insect?

11. 
Annual weeds are...

12. 
Spring dead spot in bermudagrass:

13. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

14. 
Biennial weeds...

15. 
Which of these weeds will sprout from rhizomes

16. 
In an IPM program you should..

17. 
Infrequent and deep irrigation is the best way to prevent disease organisms in turf.

18. 
You should apply a pesticide:

19. 
Herbicides are...

20. 
Which statement is true according to Regulation 637, Pesticide Use?

21. 
A rotary spreader creates more drift than a drop granular spreader.

22. 
Which of the following methods is not effective for discouraging geese an may even attract them

23. 
Most turfgrasses grow best in shady locations.

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

25. 
Plants that have wider leaves with branched leaf veins are......

26. 
Pesticides in the soil:

27. 
Winter annual broadleaf weeds are

28. 
Which of these chemicals can be applied to lawns (but not ponds or wetlands) to make the grass distasteful to geese?

29. 
Dandelions...

30. 
Good soil drainage...

31. 
What do moles eat?

32. 
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)

33. 
Resistance to pesticides comes from:

34. 
Postemergence herbicides...

35. 
This type of nozzle is well suited for applying insecticides or fungicides in situations where complete coverage of the leaf surface is critical

36. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

37. 
Preemergence herbicides...

38. 
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)

39. 
Which of these factors is not a component of the disease pyramid?

40. 
Which of these statements are TRUE?

41. 
Apply an insecticide...

42. 
How many generations do Japanese beetles have each year?

43. 
The milky spore disease bacterium...

44. 
When should equipment be calibrated?

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