Fruit Spray Schedules for the Homeowner

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Table 3
Dilution table for spray materials.

Measuring and mixing

WaterPowder quantity dilution for spray

100 gallons

0.5 pound

1 pound

2 pounds

3 pounds

4 pounds

5 pounds

5 gallons

5 teaspoons

3 tablespoons

8 tablespoons

10 tablespoons

13 tablespoons

15 tablespoons

3 gallons

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

4 tablespoons

6 tablespoons

8 tablespoons

10 tablespoons

1 gallons

1 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

4 tteaspoons

2 tablespoons

8 tteaspoons

3 tablespoons

WaterLiquid quantity dilution for spray
100 gallons0.5 pint1 pint2 pints3 pints4 pints5 pints
5 gallons1 tablespoon1 fluid ounces2 fluid ounces2.5 fluid ounces3 fluid ounces4 fluid ounces
1 gallons0.5 teaspoons1 tteaspoons2 teaspoons3 teaspoons4 teaspoons5 teaspoons
Example
If label calls for 1 pound of spray material per 100 gallons of water, you would need 2 teaspoons of material for a 1-gallon sprayer.

Simple measuring

  • 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
  • 2 tablespoons = 1 fluid ounce
  • 4 tablespoons = 12 teaspoons = 1/4 cup = 2 fluid ounces
  • 1 cup = 16 tablespoons = 8 fluid ounces
  • 2 cups = 32 tablespoons = 1 pint
  • 2 pints = 64 tablespoons = 1 quart
  • 4 quarts = 1 gallon
  • 1 ounce = about 3 tablespoons dry weight

Abbreviations

  • T = tablespoon
  • t = teaspoon
  • oz. = ounce
  • pt. = pint
  • fl. oz. = fluid ounce

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