Flashcards in Ornamental and Turf Plant Pest Control Deck (50)
Failure to correctly identify a pest can lead to:
-Wrongful application of pesticide
-injury to desirable plants
___ ___ are factors that cause pest populations to rise and fall without any influence from humans.
Proper irrigation, fertilization, mowing and pruning are all examples of good:
Before establishing a turf or ornamental landscape you should consider:
There are ___ elements required by plants to grow well.
To keep from contaminating ___, you should mix and load pesticides 100 feet from water sources.
The movement of pesticides through the air after application is referred to as:
The amount of time required for a pesticide to degrade after application is greatly influenced by:
Compounds that are added to spray solutions to decrease surface tension and cover the target area better are known as:
These compounds are added to spray solutions to coat the plant and protect it from some plant pests.
Most insecticides used for aphid control include:
contact or systemic
The color of the early nymphal stage of the chichi bug is:
Damaging infestations of spider mites are most likely to occur during what kind of weather?
Hot and Dry
The egg-laying period for the June bug adult is:
Plant galls can be a result of feeding by:
Webs constructed near terminal ends of branches within which a caterpillar consumes foliage is evidence of:
The number of white grubs per square foot that may cause economic damage:
4 to 5
The fall army-worm can be distinguished from other larvae by:
a white inverted Y on head
Numerous low-flying moths are generally associated with infestations of:
Sod web worms
Broadcast applications of insecticide baits, contact insecticides and individual mound treatment are all acceptable control methods for which of these insect pests?
Red Imported Fire Ants
To control black spot of rose, a person should use a:
Powdery mildew is primarily a problem when the climate is:
Cool and dry
Plants affected by root knot nematodes grow poorly because roots:
Cannot absorb enough water and nutrients.
Oak wilt causes what kind of symptoms on leaves of live oak?
veinal chlorosis and tip burn
A disease that commonly infects photinia and Indian hawthorn is:
Entomosporium leaf spot
A turf grass disease caused by a virus and commonly confused with iron chlorosis is:
St. Augustine decline
___ ___ symptoms include rotted leaves easily pulled away from the plant.
True or False: Bermudagrass smut can be controlled by fungicide applications.
A common turf grass disease resulting in leaf blades with light tan lesions and red borders near the edges of the infected area is: