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a.i. .......................active ingredient        min...................... minutes
A .........................aerosol, acre             mmd.................... mass median diameter
AE.......................acid equivalent             No....................... number
AS.......................aqueous solution            OC ...................... oil concentration
B .........................bait                      OD...................... oil dispersible
bu........................bushel                     OS ...................... oil solution
cc ........................cubic centimeters         oz........................ ounce(s)
CEC ....................cation exchange capacity     P, PS................... pellets
conc ....................concentration               PO ...................... pour on
cu ft.....................cubic foot (feet)          ppm..................... parts per million
D .........................dust                      psi....................... pounds per square inch
DF.......................dry flowable                pt ........................ pint(s)
EC or E ...............emulsifiable concentrate      qt ........................ quart(s)
ES .......................emulsifiable solution      RS....................... resin strip
F..........................Fahrenheit                S ......................... sprayable, solution
F..........................flowable, liquid          SC....................... spray concentrate
FME....................flowable microencapsulated    SL ....................... soluble liquid
g..........................gram(s)                   SOL .................... solution
G .........................granule                   SP ....................... soluble powder
gal .......................gallon(s)                 sq ft..................... square foot (feet)
gpa ......................gallons per acre           tbsp ..................... tablespoon(s)
gpm.....................gallons per minute           TM...................... trade mark
hr.........................hour(s)                   trt ........................ treated
IE ........................invert emulsion           tsp ....................... teaspoon(s)
in.........................inch(es)                  ULV ................... ultra low volume
IU........................international units        WDG .................. water dispersible granule
kg........................kilogram(s)                WDL................... water dispersible liquid
L .........................liquid, flowable          WP or W ............ wettable powder
LC.......................liquid concentrate          WS...................... water soluble
LD.......................lethal dose (e.g. LD 50)    WSG................... water soluble granule
lb.........................pound(s)                  WSL ................... water soluble liquid
lb/gal...................pounds per gallon           WSP ................... water soluble powder
liq........................liquid                    XLR....................extra long residual
LS .......................liquid solution            < .........................less than
LV.......................low volume                  > .........................more than
ml........................milliliter(s)
mm......................millimeter(s)
mg.......................milligram(s)


Number(s) following a brand name in liquid formulations generally indicate pounds of active ingredient. For example:
  (Roundup) 4 SL means 4 lb of active ingredient (glyphosate) per gallon.

Number(s) following a brand name of a dry formulation generally indicate percent active ingredient. For example:
  (Lorox) 50 WP means 50 percent of this wettable powder is active ingredient by weight.

				
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