Flashcards in Pre Test Deck (15)
(True or False) A Key to minimizing the hazard of pesticide use to the applicator is to avoid exposure
The use of temperature or humidity manipulation is a ________ control method for insects?
Drift problems can be reduced by?
a. using lower pressure, smaller nozzle orifices
b. applying in very calm, stable air conditions
c. placing a boom as close to the target as possible
Which in NOT a concern when handling a emulsifiable concentrate pesticide?
a. visible plant residues
b. may be easily absorbed through human and animal skin
c. easily clogs nozzle and screens
(True or False) EPA and WSDA are the only federal and state agencies that regulate pesticides.
Two or more pesticides which CANNOT be mixed together effectively are said to be ______________?
(True or False) All formulations with the same active ingredient carry the same signal word.
(True or False) The skull and crossbones signal must appear on every pesticide label.
The best way to dispose of a registered pesticide is to:
a. pour it into the sewer system
b. bury it in a vacant area
c. use it as directed on the label
To minimize drift when applying an herbicide, the best type of nozzle to use is:
a. low pressure flat fan
c. high pressure cone
Which LD50 is representative of highly toxic pesticide?
(True or False) Pesticide-contaminated surface water can contaminate ground water.
(True or False) Pesticide records are useful to applicators in case they have problems with effectiveness.
(True or False) If an applicator had two major label violations and was cited by WSDA, they could face a maximum fine of $15,000 and lose their license.