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Explicit® insecticide

Explicit® insecticide for caterpillar control and pollen beetle control

Explicit® insecticide offers specific and effective control of pollen beetle (Meligethes spp.) including pyrethroid resistant forms, and larvae of various Lepidopteran (caterpillar) species including coding moth.

Formulation
A water dispersible granule containing 300g/kg indoxacarb.

Recommended crop(s)
Oilseed rape, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, apples, pears and various protected fruiting vegetables.

Target pests
Control of larvae of various Lepidopteran (caterpillar) species and pollen beetle.

Use rate
Oilseed rape – 62.5-85g/ha depending on pest pressure.
Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli – 85g/ha.
Protected cucumber, courgette, marrow, winter squash, pumpkin, melon, aubergine, tomato and pepper – 12.5g/100 litre water.
Apples/pears – 250g/ha.

Water volume and spray quality
Oilseed rape – 200 litres of water/ha.
Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli – 200 litres of water /ha.
Protected cucumber, courgette, marrow, winter squash, pumpkin, melon, aubergine, tomato and pepper – 100 litres of water/ha.
Apples/pears – this should be adjusted according to tree height/canopy density.
When applying to protected crops, the maximum spray concentration must not exceed 12.5g product/100 litres of water.

LERAP information
Category B – 15m for broadcast air-assisted sprayers.

Minimum interval between sprays
Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli – 8-14 day intervals.
Protected cucumber, courgette, marrow, winter squash, pumpkin, melon, aubergine, tomato and pepper – 8-14 day intervals.
Apples/pears – 10-14 day intervals.

Limit to number of applications
Oilseed rape – 1 application per crop.
Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli – 3 applications per crop.
Protected cucumber, courgette, marrow, winter squash, pumpkin, melon, aubergine, tomato and pepper – 6 applications per year.
Apples/pears – 3 applications per year.

Harvest interval
Oilseed rape – latest time of application – Before first flowers open stage (GS60).
Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli – 1 day before harvest.
Protected cucumber, courgette, marrow, winter squash, pumpkin, melon, aubergine, tomato and pepper – 1 day before harvest.
Apples/pears – 7 days before harvest.

Pack
250g jar, 10 per outer.

MAPP No. 15359

Product Information

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