A acre
AAPFCO Association of American Plant Food Control Officials
ABW annual bluegrass weevils
AI active ingredient
BMP best management practice
BOD biological oxygen demand
BPD backflow prevention devices
CA calcium
CaCO3 calcium carbonate
CEC cation exchange capacity
CNMP Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan
CO3 carbonate
CU coefficient of uniformity
CWA Clean Water Act
DAP diammonium phosphate
DCD dicyandiamide
DI deep and infrequent irrigation
DU distribution uniformity
DULQ distribution uniformity of the lowest quartile
EC electrical conductivity
ECe salt tolerance of turfgrass species
ECL Environmental Conservation Law
ECw electrical conductivity of water
EIQ Environmental Impact Quotient
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
ET evapotranspiration
FUEIQ field use EIQ rating
g/L grams per liter
GCSA Golf Course Superintendents of America
GIS geographic information system
GPS global positioning system
GUS groundwater ubiquity score
HCO3 bicarbonate
IBDU isobutylidene diurea
IPM integrated pest management
IRPeQ pesticide risk indicator for Quebec
K potassium
K2O potassium oxide
Kc crop coefficient
Koc soil adsorption
lbs/A pounds per acre
LF light and frequent irrigation
LR leaching requirement
MAP monoammonium phosphate
MCL maximum contaminant levels
Mg magnesium
mg/L milligrams per liter
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
mPa millipascal
MSDS Material Safety Data Sheets
MU methylene urea
N nitrogen
Na sodium
NBPT n-butylthiophosphoric triamide
NCDC National Climate Data Center
NFPA National Fire Protection Association
NH4 ammonium
NH3 ammonia
NO2- nitrite
NO3- nitrate
NRCC Northeast Regional Climate Center
NYDEC New York Department of Environmental Conservation
NYS New York State
NYSDOH NYS Department of Health
NYSDOT NYS Department of Transportation
OEHD Occupational and Environmental Health Department
P phosphorus
P2O5 phosphate
PAWC plant-available water capacity
Pb lead
PET potential evapotranspiration
PIMS Product Ingredient Manufacturer System
PMEP Pesticide Management Education Program
PPD Pesticide Properties Database
PPE personal protective equipment
ppm parts per million
PSEP Pesticide Safety Education Program
RCRA Resource Conservation Recovery Act
RSC residual sodium carbonate
S sulfur
SAR sodium adsorption ratio
SC scheduling coefficient
SDWA Safe Drinking Water Act
SEQR State Environmental Quality Review
SPDES State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
SSP single superphosphate
SWPPP Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
TDS total dissolved salts
TMDL Total Maximum Daily Load
TN total nitrogen
TP total phosphorus
TSS total suspended solids
UAN urea-ammonium nitrate
UF urea-formaldehyde
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USGS United States Geological Survey
VOC volatile organic compound
WIN water insoluble nitrogen
WIN PST Windows Pesticides Screening Tool
WSN water soluble nitrogen
Zn zinc