Ornamental And Turf Pest Control

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Pest Control Quizzes & Trivia

Pests can be very disturbing and as a result deprive you a lot of comfort and peace of mind. How do you keep pests away from your space? Ornamental pest control is using decorative things to keep pests away. Enjoy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which combination will create the greatest drift hazard?
    • A. 

      Low Pressure - Small Orifice .

    • B. 

      Low Pressure - Large Orifice

    • C. 

      High Pressure - Small Orifice

    • D. 

      High Pressure - Large Orifice

  • 2. 
    You must know the persistence of pesticides you apply to ornamental and turf areas, especially where:
    • A. 

      Humans, pets, or other animals are present

    • B. 

      Powder is applied

    • C. 

      A garden is nearby

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The minimum period of time to keep children, adults, pets, and domestic animals from contact with sprayed turf is:
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      48 hours

    • C. 

      After washing the turf

    • D. 

      Until the turf is dry

  • 4. 
    Which of the following turfgrass diseases can be severe in July and August in Nebraska?
    • A. 

      Summer patch

    • B. 

      Dollar spot

    • C. 

      Leaf spot

    • D. 

      Gray snow mold

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following weeds is a perennial, broadleaf weed?
    • A. 

      Field bindweed

    • B. 

      Smooth bromegrass

    • C. 

      Quackgrass

    • D. 

      Musk thistle

  • 6. 
    Powdery mildew is identified by the presence of:
    • A. 

      Dark olive green spots on the leaves

    • B. 

      Fluffy, grayish-white blotches on leaves and flowering parts

    • C. 

      Scorched appearance of leaves and terminals

    • D. 

      Vein clearing or mosaic patterns on the foliage

  • 7. 
    Small, green or brown insects (3/ie inch long) which jump or fly when disturbed are:
    • A. 

      Spider mites

    • B. 

      Leafhoppers

    • C. 

      Aphids

    • D. 

      June bugs

  • 8. 
    Which of the following insecticides would be the best choice if all will adequately control the target pest?
    • A. 

      One with the signal word "Caution"

    • B. 

      One with the signal word "Warning"

    • C. 

      One with the signal word "Danger"

    • D. 

      One without a label

  • 9. 
    Symptoms of dollar spot in Kentucky bluegrass include:
    • A. 

      Bleached out spots, tan leaf lesions with reddish brown margins

    • B. 

      Fluffy gray residue on leaves

    • C. 

      Small dark green spots

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The following are characteristic of stem rust of Kentucky bluegrass:
    • A. 

      Occurs in late winter

    • B. 

      Produces brick red pustules on leaf blades in late summer

    • C. 

      Gives the turf a dark gray cast

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The control of pink and gray snow mold involves:
    • A. 

      Heavy nitrogen fertilizer applications in late fall

    • B. 

      Cutting the turf to a height lower than recommended

    • C. 

      Allowing the turf to grow to a height of 4 inches before cold weather

    • D. 

      The construction of snow barriers to minimize accumulation of snow in problem areas

  • 12. 
    Factors that contribute to pesticide phytotoxicity are:
    • A. 

      Uneven distribution of pesticides

    • B. 

      High air temperatures

    • C. 

      Excessive application rates of pesticides

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    How many fluid ounces would be required on 4000 sq ft of turf with a label rate of 2 ounces per 1000 sq ft? How many teaspoons would be required for the 4000 sq ft? One fluid ounce equals 2 table­spoons, one tablespoon equals 3 teaspoons.
    • A. 

      100 ounces and 200 teaspoons

    • B. 

      8 ounces and 48 teaspoons

    • C. 

      8 ounces and 20 teaspoons

    • D. 

      15 ounces and 60 teaspoons

  • 14. 
    The label requirement for treating billbugs on turf is 1.0 pounds of diazinon per 1000 sq ft. How many pounds of diazinon will be required?
    • A. 

      10,400 sq ft and 15.6 pounds

    • B. 

      9,200 sq ft and 138 pounds

    • C. 

      10,000 sq ft and 12.3 pounds

    • D. 

      9,400 sq ft and 9.4 pounds

  • 15. 
    Which of the following list of weeds are winter annuals?
    • A. 

      Violets, shepherd's purse, common chickweed

    • B. 

      Large crabgrass, common chickweed, field pennycress

    • C. 

      Dandelions, henbit, field pennycress

    • D. 

      Common chickweed, henbit, field pennycress

  • 16. 
    Disease management in ornamentals can be improved by:
    • A. 

      Dormant pruning, disease resistant varieties, bed rotation

    • B. 

      Close plant spacing

    • C. 

      Increasing water supply

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    The four basic weed control methods are:
    • A. 

      Preemergence, postemergence, mechanical, all season

    • B. 

      Cultural, chemical, mechanical, biological

    • C. 

      Fertilizer, mowing, watering, dormatology

    • D. 

      Identification, mowing, chemical, biological

  • 18. 
    The presence of sod webworms in a turf area is relatively easy to determine by:
    • A. 

      Drenching the suspected area with water to force the webworms to the surface

    • B. 

      Visual inspection of trees and shrubs in the suspected area

    • C. 

      Using a pyrethrum flushing agent to force the webworms to the surface

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 19. 
    The minimum protective clothing for handling any formulation of pesticide with a "caution" label is:
    • A. 

      Chemical resistant gloves and long-sleeved shirt

    • B. 

      Long-sleeved shirt and long pants, shoes

    • C. 

      Chemical resistant gloves, hat, and boots

    • D. 

      Long-sleeved shirt, long pants, goggles and chemical resistant gloves

  • 20. 
    The chance for exposing humans, pets, nontarget organisms and other sites during equipment clean up can be reduced by:
    • A. 

      Cleaning equipment on an impervious apron with retaining walls within a restricted area

    • B. 

      Washing equipment near a storm sewer

    • C. 

      Cleaning equipment on an isolated open field

    • D. 

      Periodically replacing the equipment

  • 21. 
    Which of the following weed characteristics best describes yellow foxtail?
    • A. 

      Summer annual, grassy weed

    • B. 

      Winter annual, grassy weed

    • C. 

      Perennial grassy weed

    • D. 

      Biennial broadleaf weed

  • 22. 
    You are to apply a granular insecticide for sod webworm control. The recommended rate is 2 pounds of the granules per 1000 sq ft. How many pounds are needed for one acre? [Remember: 43,560 sq ft per acre]
    • A. 

      308 pounds

    • B. 

      87 pounds

    • C. 

      130 pounds

    • D. 

      218 pounds

  • 23. 
    The recommended method for controlling fire blight is:
    • A. 

      Dormant pruning and antibiotic treatment

    • B. 

      Summer pruning and antibiotic treatment

    • C. 

      Summer pruning and dormant antibiotic treatment

    • D. 

      Dormant pruning and antibiotic treatment at flowering

  • 24. 
    Control diplodia tip blight in pines by:
    • A. 

      Winter pruning and summer bordeaux treatment

    • B. 

      Summer pruning and two summer bordeaux treatments

    • C. 

      Two bordeaux treatments in the spring

    • D. 

      Pruning and burning stunned tips as they appear

  • 25. 
    Cultural control of bagworms can be effective if the bags are removed and destroyed by:
    • A. 

      Spraying the bags during the winter

    • B. 

      Spraying the bags in late summer

    • C. 

      Hand picking the bags by mid May

    • D. 

      Selecting resistant plants

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