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Fertilizer Rates & Conversions

Rate Guidelines for Large Size Containers
3 Gallon (10")
=
2 tablespoons
7 Gallon (14")
=
3.5 tablespoons
10 Gallon (16")
=
5 tablespoons
20 Gallon (17")
=
10 tablespoons
30 Gallon
=
15 tablespoons
40 Gallon
=
20 tablespoons
Weights and Measures Charts
American Fluid Measure
American Dry Measure
80 drops
=
1 teaspoon (tsp)
3 tsp
=
1 tbs
3 teaspoon
=
1 tablespoon (tbs)
16 tbs
=
1 cup
2 tbs
=
1 fluid ounce (fl oz)
2 cups
=
1 pint
8 fluid ounces
=
1 cup
2 pints
=
1 quart
2 cups
=
1 pint (pt)
2 pints
=
1 quart (qt)
4 quarts
=
1 gallon (gal)
Dilution of Liquid Pesticides at Various Concentrations
Dilution
1 Gal
3 Gal
5 Gal
15 Gal
1-100
3 tbs + 2 tsp
1/2 cup
3/4 + 5 tsp
1 cup + 3 tbs
1-200
4 tsp
1/4 cup
6 1/2 tbs
1/2 cup +2 tbs
1-400
2 tsp
2 tbs
3 tbs
4 tbs + 2 1/2 tbs
1-800
1 tsp
1 tbs
1 tbs + 2 tsp
3 tbs + 2 1/3 tsp
1-1000
3/4 tsp
2 1/4 tsp
1 tbs + 1 tsp
1 pt + 1/2 cup
Equivalent quantities of dry materials (wettable powders) for various quantities of waterbased on recommended pounds to 100 gallons.
Water
Quantity of Material
100 gals
1 lb
2 lb
3 lb
4 lb
5 lb
6 lb
25 gals
3 oz
8 oz
12 oz
1 lb
1 1/4 lb
1 1/4 lb
5 gals
3 tbs
1 1/2 oz
2 1/2 oz
3 1/4 oz
4 oz
5 oz
1 gal
1 tsp
2 tsp
1 tbs
4 tsp
5 tsp
2 tbs
Equivalent quantities of liquid materials (emulsion concentrates, etc.) for various quantities of water based on pints per 100 gallons.
Water
Quantity of Material
100 gals
1/2 pint
1 pint
2 pints
3 pints
4 pints
5 pints
25 gals
2 fl oz
4 fl oz
8 fl oz
12 fl oz
1 pint
1 1/4 pint
5 gals
1 tbs
1 fl oz
2 fl oz
2 1/2 fl oz
3 fl oz
4 fl oz
1 gal
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
1 tsp
3 tsp
4 tsp
5 tsp
Conversion Table for Use of Materials on Small Areas
Liquid Materials
Dry Materials
Rate/Acre
Rate/1000 Sq Ft
Rate/100 Sq Ft
Rate/Acre
Rate/1000 Sq Ft
Rate/100 Sq Ft
1 pt
2/4 tbs
1/4 tsp
1 lb
2 1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
1 qt
1 1/2 tbs
1/2 tsp
3 lbs
2 1/4 tbs
3/4 tsp
1 gal
6 tbs
1 tsp
4 lbs
3 tbs
1 tsp
25 gals
4 1/2 pts
1 cup
5 lbs
4 tbs
1 1/4 tsp
50 gals
4 1/2 qts
1 qt
10 lbs
1/2 cup
2 tsp
100 gals
9 qts
1 qt
100 lbs
2 1/4 lbs
1/4 lb
200 gals
4 1/2 gals
2 qts
200 lbs
4 1/2 lbs
1/2 lb
300 gals
6 3/4 gals
3 qts
300 lbs
6 3/4 lbs
3/4 lb
400 gals
9 gals
1 gal
400 lbs
9 lbs
1 lb
500 gals
11 1/4 gals
1 1/4 gals
500 lbs
11 1/2 lbs
1 1/4 lb
These are approximate since dry materials vary with their density of bulk. See above.

 

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