New Insecticides/New Uses for Vegetables and Field Crops

Joanne Whalen, Extension IPM Specialist; jwhalen@udel.edu

We have received a number of new insecticide registrations for the 2008 season including both new active ingredients and new uses of currently registered products. Be sure to check the label for labeled crops, use rates and restrictions.

Endigo ZC® – A mixture of thiamethoxam (Actara) and lambda-cyhalothrin(Warrior) now labeled on potatoes.
(http://www.cdms.net/LDat/ld7T4006.pdf)

Leverage® – A mixture of imidacloprid (Provado) and cyfluthrin (Baythroid) now labeled on soybeans.
(http://www.cdms.net/LDat/ld6AP004.pdf)

RadiantTMSC (spinetoram) – Labeled on a number of vegetable crops as well as small grains, corn and soybeans. Note – It is only used as a foliar spray. It is incorrectly listed under at-planting materials in the potato section of the Vegetable Production Recommendations.
(http://www.cdms.net/LDat/ld8DN000.pdf)

Regent 4SC (fipronil) – Now labeled on potatoes for wireworm control. Note – The rate is incorrectly listed as 0.184- 0.22 oz/acre in the 2008 Vegetable Recommendation Book. The correct rate is 0.184-0.22 oz/1000 row ft.
(http://www.cdms.net/LDat/ld6EG008.pdf)

Warrior (lambda-cyhalothrin) – Additional vegetable crops as well as barley, the grass forage, fodder and hay group, grasses grown for seed, pastures and rangeland were added to the label in the fall of 2007.
(http://www.cdms.net/LDat/ld5JH041.pdf)

Zeal® Miticide1 (etoxazole) – Now labeled on melons for spider mite control
(http://www.cdms.net/LDat/ld7DK010.pdf)

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