Rate Calculations and Dilution Tables

Conversion Equations

Liquid

1 level tablespoon = 3 level teaspoons
1 fluid ounce = 2 tablespoon = 29.57 milliliters
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces
1 pint = 2 cups = 16 fluid ounces
1 quart = 2 pints = 32 fluid ounces
1 gallon = 4 quarts = 128 fluid ounces

Weight

1 ounce = 28.3 grams
1 pound = 16 ounces = 454 grams
1 ton = 2,000 pounds

Dilution Tables

Wettable Powders

Number of ounces (oz) of wettable powder to use in small sprayers when amount per 100 gallons (gal) is known.

100 gal 10 gal 5 gal 2 gal 1 gal
0.5 lb
0.8 oz
0.5 oz
0.2 oz
0.1 oz
1.0 lb
1.6 oz
0.8 oz
0.3 oz
0.2 oz
2.0 lb
3.2 oz
1.6 oz
0.6 oz
0.3 oz
3.0 lb
4.8 oz
2.4 oz.
1.0 oz
0.5 oz.
4.0 lb
6.4 oz
3.2 oz
1.3 oz
0.6 oz
5.0 lb
8.0 oz
4.0 oz
1.6 oz
0.8 oz

Emulsifiable Concentrates

Number of fluid ounces (fl oz) of emulsifiable concentrate (EC) to use in small sprayer when amount per 100 gallons (gal) is known.

100 gal 10 gal 5 gal 2 gal 1 gal
1 pt
1.6 fl. oz
0.8 fl. oz
0.3 fl. oz
0.2 fl. oz
1 qt.
3.2 fl. oz
1.6 fl. oz
0.7 fl. oz
0.3 fl. oz
2 qts.
6.4 fl. oz
3.2 fl. oz
1.3 fl. oz
0.6 fl. oz
1 gal
12.8 fl oz
6.4 fl oz
2.6 fl oz
1.3 fl oz

Mist Blower

Quantity of emulsifiable concentrate (EC) needed to make a 25X concentrate.

If amount per 100 gal
for a high volume
spray is:
Use this amount in a mist blower:
25 gal
10 gal
2 gal
1 gal
1 pt
6.25 pt
2.50 pt
8 fl oz
4 fl oz
1 qt
6.25 pt
5.00 pt
1 pt
8 fl oz
2 qt
3.13 gal
5.00 qt
1 qt
1 pt
1 gal
6.25 gal
2.50 gal
2 qt
1 qt