Some Equivalents Useful in Floriculture
Dr. Leonard Perry, Univ. Vermont

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WEIGHT
1 ounce (oz) avdp.
=
28.35 g
1 gram (g)
=
0.0353 oz avdp.
1 pound (lb)
=
453.6 g
1 kilogram (kg)
=
2.205 lb
1 short ton
=
0.9078 metric ton
1 metric ton
=
1.1016 short tons
VOLUME
1 cubic inch (in3)
=
16.39 mL
1 milliliters (mL)
=
0.0610 in3
1 cubic foot (ft3)
=
28.32 L
1 liter (L)
=
61.02 in3
7.48 gal (US)
1 cubic meter (m3)
=
264.2 gal (US)
1 cubic yard (yd3)
=
27ft3
35.3 ft3
764.6 L
1.308 yd3
0.765 m3
1 bushel
=
1.25 ft3
21.7 bushels
0.352 m3
35.24 L
LIQUID MEASURE
1 teaspoon (tsp)
=
5 mL
1 mL
=
0.034 fl oz
1 Tablespoon (Tbsp)
=
3 teaspoons (tsp)
1 L
=
1.057 qt (US)
1 fluid ounce (fl oz)
=
29.6 mL
0.264 gal (US)
1 quart (qt) (US)
=
946.3 mL
1 gallon (gal) (US)
3.785 L
AREA
1 square inch (in2)
=
6.452 cm2
1 square cm (cm2)
=
0.155 in2
1 square foot (ft2)
=
929.09 cm2
1 sq meter (m2)
=
10.76 ft2
1 acre
=
43,560 ft2
1.196 yd2
0.4047 ha
1 hectare (ha)
=
2.471 acres
1,000 m2
LENGTH
1 inch (in)
=
2.54 cm
1 cm
=
0.394 in
1 foot (ft)
=
30.48 cm
1 m
=
39.37 in
1 yard (yd)
=
91.44 cm
3.281 ft
0.9144 m
1.094 yd
LIGHT
1 lumen/sq ft
=
10.764 lumen sq/m
1 ft-c
=
10.764 lux
1 foot-candle (ft-c)
1 lux
0.0929 ft-c
TEMPERATURE
°C to °F
=
(°C x 9/5) + 32
°F to °C
=
(°F - 32) x 5/9
PARTS PER MILLION
1 mg per L
=
1 ppm
10,000 ppm
=
20,000 lbs/acre
7.4 oz/ft2
208 gm/ft2
8.3 lbs/ 100 gal
1.3 oz/gal
1% solution
WEIGHT PER VOLUME
6 oz/cubic foot
=
10 lbs/cubic yard
1 tablespoon/bushel
=
1 lb/cubic yard
62.3 x (gms/cubic cm)
=
lbs/cubic foot
0.595 x (lbs/cubic yd)
=
gms/L
1.6821 x (kg/m3)
=
lbs/yd3
FERTILIZERS
P x 2.3
=
P2O5
1 lb/acre
=
1/2 oz/1000 ft2
K x 1.2
=
K2O
1 lb/1000 ft2
=
43.6 lb/acre
MEDIA/SOIL VOLUMES
1 bushel
=
8 gallons
32 quart pots
32 market-packs
20 half-flats
60 round 4"-pots
18 round 6"-pots
1 cubic foot
=
45 round 4" pots
15 round 6" pots
18 round 6" azalea pots
58 square 4" pots
5 1006- or 804-cell pack flats
1 cubic yard
=
325 ft2 1" deep


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Originally adapted from a Cornell course handout of Dr. John Seeley.