# Iha Education February 2010 Webinar - Fafard

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This quiz was created to review the February 18, 2010 webinar presented by Fafard.

• 1.

### The aging process of Fafard's southern pine bark takes 3 to 4 months.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The aging process of Fafard's southern pine bark does not take 3 to 4 months.

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• 2.

### At Fafard bark, perlite and vermiculite are inspected

• A.

Daily

• B.

Weekly

• C.

Monthly

• D.

Annually

A. Daily
Explanation
The given answer is "Daily" because the inspection of bark, perlite, and vermiculite at Fafard is done on a daily basis. This suggests that the inspection process is carried out regularly and frequently to ensure the quality and condition of these materials.

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• 3.

### Bulk densities of Fafard's standard formulas can be found in

• A.

Fafard 2010 Product Guide

• B.

Fafard web site

• C.

A & B

• D.

None of the above

C. A & B
Explanation
The correct answer is A & B. The bulk densities of Fafard's standard formulas can be found in both the Fafard 2010 Product Guide and on the Fafard website. Both of these sources provide information on the bulk densities of Fafard's standard formulas.

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• 4.

### When determining the right mix for a grower Fafard will typically start by reviewing the irrigation water quality.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The explanation for the given correct answer is that Fafard, when determining the right mix for a grower, begins by reviewing the irrigation water quality. This suggests that the quality of the water used for irrigation plays a crucial role in deciding the appropriate mix for the grower. By reviewing the irrigation water quality, Fafard can assess its suitability for plant growth and make necessary adjustments to ensure optimal conditions for the plants.

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• 5.

### A peat-based propagation mix for small seeds in cell sizes smaller than a 288 plug would be

• A.

70:30

• B.

2P

• C.

2B

• D.

Super Fine Germinating Mix

D. Super Fine Germinating Mix
Explanation
The correct answer is "Super Fine Germinating Mix" because it is specifically designed for small seeds and provides the ideal conditions for germination. Peat-based propagation mixes are commonly used for seed starting as they provide good moisture retention and aeration. The "Super Fine" texture of this mix ensures that the small seeds are in close contact with the growing medium, promoting better germination rates. The other options, 70:30, 2P, and 2B, do not provide any information about the suitability for small seeds or cell sizes smaller than a 288 plug.

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• 6.

### If a wet grower wanted to produce poinsettias in a bark-based mix which mix would you recommend?

• A.

2S

• B.

2B

• C.

3B

• D.

4P

C. 3B
Explanation
The correct answer is 3B. This mix is recommended for a wet grower who wants to produce poinsettias in a bark-based mix. The "3B" mix likely contains a higher percentage of bark compared to the other options, making it suitable for poinsettias. The bark-based mix provides good drainage and aeration for the plants, which is important for their growth and health.

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• 7.

### A dry grower producing pansies would do well using Fafard #2 or Fafard 4P.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
A dry grower producing pansies would do well using Fafard #2 or Fafard 4P because these are types of soil mixes that are specifically formulated for plants that prefer well-drained soil. Pansies are known to thrive in drier conditions, so using these soil mixes would provide the appropriate drainage and aeration for the plants, promoting healthy growth.

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• 8.

### Mini-prills (CRFs) incorporated into the media would be recommended for finished perennial production.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement suggests that incorporating mini-prills (CRFs) into the media would be recommended for finished perennial production. However, the correct answer is False. This means that incorporating mini-prills (CRFs) into the media is not recommended for finished perennial production.

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• 9.

### Fafard’s proprietary beneficial microbe package Mycorrhizae™ Blend 995 represents 9 types of endo-mycorrhizae, 9 types of ecto-mycorrhizae and 5 strains of

• A.

Trichoderma

• B.

Streptomyces

• C.

Bacillus

• D.

None of the above

C. Bacillus
Explanation
The correct answer is Bacillus. Fafard's proprietary beneficial microbe package Mycorrhizae™ Blend 995 contains 9 types of endo-mycorrhizae, 9 types of ecto-mycorrhizae, and 5 strains of Bacillus.

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• 10.

### Which capability is NOT supported by Fafard Technical Services

• A.

Media cat ion exchange capacity

• B.

Media physical properties

• C.

Media nutrient analysis

• D.

Media particle size distribution