Tree Fruit Research & Extension

New Insecticides for Apple and Pear IPM

Information on Limitations on Uses of Insecticides on Apple.

Neonicotinyls
Max rate/a/app
Max AI per year
Number of apps. per year
Worker reentry interval
Pre-harvest interval
Toxicity category*
Bee hazard rating*
Actara (Pear)
5.5 oz 8.0 oz --- 12 hr 35/14 d IV I
Assail
3.4 oz 13.5 oz 4 12 hr 7 days IV III
Calypso
8 fl oz 16 fl oz --- 12 hr 30 days --- ---
Clutch
Not Registered
Provado
8.0 fl oz (apple) 20.0 fl oz (pear) 40.0 fl oz --- 12 hr 7 days III II
Growth Regulators
Max rate/a/app
Max AI per year
Number of apps. per year
Worker reentry interval
Pre-harvest interval
Toxicity category*
Bee hazard rating*
Applaud
Not Registered
Azadirachtin
Based on product Exempt from tolerances, may be used on day of harvest
Confirm
20.0 fl oz 120 f l oz 6 4 hr 14 days IV IV
Diamond
Not Registered
Dimilin (Pear)
48 fl oz 64 fl oz 4 12 hr 14 days --- IV
Esteem
5.0 oz 10.0 oz 2 12 hr 45 days IV IV
Intrepid
16 fl oz 64 fl oz 4 4 hr 14 day IV IV
Miscellaneous
Max rate/a/app
Max AI per year
Number of apps. per year
Worker reentry interval
Pre-harvest interval
Toxicity category*
Bee hazard rating*
Avaunt
6.0 oz 24 oz 4 12 hr 28 day III ---
Bacillus thuringiensis
Based on product
4 hr
4 hr
IV
IV
CM granulovirus
Based on product --- --- IV IV
Horticultural Oil
--- --- --- --- --- IV IV
Success/Entrust
10 fl oz / 3.0 oz 29 fl oz / 9.0 oz 3/pest 4 hr 7 day IV III
Surround
50 lbs --- --- 4 hr 4 hr IV IV
Proclaim
Not Registered
Miticides
Max rate/a/app
Max AI per year
Number of apps. per year
Worker reentry interval
Pre-harvest interval
Toxicity category*
Bee hazard rating*
Acramite
1.0 lb 1.0 lb 1 12 hr 7 d IV IV
Envidor
Not Registered
Fujimite
Kanemite
Mesa
Nexter
10.67 oz 10.67 oz 1 12 hr 25/7 day I I
Zeal
3.0 oz 3.0 oz 1 12 hrs 28 days --- ---

* Source: Washington State University, 2004 Crop Protection Guide for Tree Fruits in Washington (EB0419, "The Spray Guide").

Toxicity rating based on inhalation, dermal absorption, eye effect and skin irritation.
Bee hazzard rating: I Hazardous at any time on blooming crops and weeds, II Not hazardous if applied in late evening except during high temperatures (directly toxic), III Not hazardous if applied in evening or early morning except during high temperatures, IV Not hazardous to bees at any time.
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