Applaud™

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For the control of red scale and white louse scale, jassids (leafhoppers) and longtail, citrus and citrophilous mealybugs in citrus crops; mealybugs in grapes and pears; mealybugs and scales in persimmons, custard apples and passionfruit and mango scale in mangos as specified in the Directions for Use.

Profile

Active Ingredient: 440g/L buprofezin

Mode of Action: Chitin synthesis inhibitor

Formulation: SC

Insecticide Group: 16

Packaging: 1 L and 10 L

Crops

  • Citrus
  • Grapes
  • Mangos
  • Pears
  • Persimmons

Target Pests

  • Red scale
  • White louse scale
  • Jassids (leafhoppers)
  • Longtail
  • Citrus and citrophilus mealybugs

(See label for full details)

Product Features

  • Novel mode of action - effective disease resistance management tool, controls OP-resistant hard scales.
  • Specific control of Homopteran pests - ideally suited for use in IPM programmes.
  • Low impact on beneficial insects - ideally suited for use in IPM programmes.
  • Active on early instars (jassids) and crawlers (scale and mealybug) - spray applications must be carefully timed to target specific life stages, usage should be based upon results of pest monitoring within orchards. Does not control adults.
  • Controls pests primarily through contact activity - important to achieve good spray coverage.
  • Favourable toxicology profile - low toxicity S5 Scheduling.