Pest Busters

Pest Busters

Long-Lasting
Cleary Chemical Corporation:

TriStar 30 SG provides long-lasting foliar spray effects. It provides effective, broad-spectrum control of insect pests like aphids, mealybugs, caterpillars, whiteflies, thrips, leaf-eating beetles and leafminers. TriStar is odorless and fast-acting. It is available in two convenient sizes.
For more information, go to www.clearychemical.com or call 800-524-1662.

Powerful Control
Scotts:

Featuring the powerful active ingredient imidacloprid, Benefit nursery and greenhouse insecticide defeats the most pervasive insect problems. Benefit controls white grub larvae, aphids, mealybugs and other common insects, with up to 12 weeks of systemic activity.
For more information, go to www.scottsprohort.com or call 800-492-8255.

A Fast-Acting Solution
Syngenta:

Flagship G, a systemic insecticide, is a fast-acting and flexible solution to pest problems in ornamental crops. A convenient granule formulation for mixing with growing media and pot-to-pot applications, Flagship G is available in 25-pound bags and can be applied at rates of 40 to 120 lbs/acre.
For more information, go to www.syngentaprofessionalproducts.com or call 866-796-4368.

Quick Uptake
Valent:

Safari Insecticide is a new generation, super-systemic, broad spectrum solution for ornamentals. Safari delivers quick uptake and knockdown and unsurpassed residual control of whiteflies, aphids, mealybugs, leafminers, fungus gnats and scale.
For more information, go to www.valentpro.com/safari or call 800-898-2536.

Target And Control
Becker Underwood:

New OMRI-listed BioNem C features naturally occurring Steinernema carpocapsae nematodes in their highly infective stage. They seek out, enter and destroy the larvae of numerous harmful ground-dwelling insects and borers. BioNem C was developed to be part of an everyday crop management program.
For more information, go to www.beckerunderwood.com or call 800-232-5907.

IPM Control
SePRO:

Ornazin for IPM and resistance management programs effectively controls whiteflies, fungus gnats, leafminers, thrips, aphids and other pests. It is effective as an insect growth regulator (IGR), an antifeedant and an insect repellent. Ornazin is practically odorless with a superior formulation that stays in suspension and doesn’t clog sprayers. Ornazin is proven non-phytotoxic on most plants, safe to beneficials and a valuable addition to any IPM and resistance program.
For more information, go to www.sepro.com or call 800-419-7779.

Controlling Whiteflies
Bioworks:

BotaniGard has been registered for use against a wide variety of soft-bodied insects in greenhouse and field crops, such as whiteflies, thrips, aphids, psyllids, mealybugs, scarab beetles, plant bugs and weevils. With a short four-hour re-entry period, BotaniGard is IPM and beneficial insect compatible.
For more information, go to www.bioworksinc.com or call 800-877-9443.

Stepping Up
Chemtura:

Pedestal is an insect growth regulator (IGR) effective in the control of a variety of insect pests on container-grown ornamental plants. As a result of its unique chemistry and specific mode of action, Pedestal provides growers with an effective alternative for use in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and resistance management programs. Key insects on the label are western flower thrips, whiteflies, armyworm and leafminers.
For more information, go to www.chemtura.com or call 800-423-8569.

Eight Weeks Of Control
OHP:

Floramite SC Ornamental Miticide, now part of the OHP Inc. family of solutions, provides control of a variety of mite pests on ornamental plants in greenhouse, shadehouse, nursery, field, landscape and interiorscape settings. Floramite is a registered trademark of Chemtura Corporation.
For more information, visit www.ohp.com or call 800-356-4647.

 

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