Iha Education November Webinar - Fafard - Media Update Part II

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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Webinar Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz was created to review the November 2009 webinar presentation of Fafard.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which service does Fafard NOT provide to horticulturists?
    • A. 

      Tissue analysis

    • B. 

      Water analysis

    • C. 

      Garden soil analysis

    • D. 

      Fertilizer solution analysis

  • 2. 
    Calcined clay incorporation typically lowers the media pH.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Calcined clay can
    • A. 

      Increase bulk density

    • B. 

      Serve as pH buffer

    • C. 

      Improve nutrient retention

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What factor has the greatest impact on the rate of fertilizer release?
    • A. 

      Moisture

    • B. 

      Crop

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      N-P-K ratio

  • 5. 
    Liquid water displaces fertilizer out of a resin prill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Top dressing is more nitrogen application efficient than incorporating CRF's 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Streptomyces is a
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Fungus

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which temperature is best for storing (prior to blending) granular biologicals?
    • A. 

      30 degrees

    • B. 

      50 degrees

    • C. 

      70 degrees

    • D. 

      90 degrees

  • 9. 
    Polymers tend to __________________ the impact of fertilizer salts in the media.
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

    • C. 

      Have no effect

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    In order for polymers to work there has to be water present in the growing system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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