SWEET POTATO - BAND
MOCAP 15% Granular Lock ‘n Load Nematicide-Insecticide can be incorporated with a rotary tiller, rotary hoe, spring-tooth harrow, by double-discing or with other equipment for mixing the chemical with the soil to the depth recommended. Follow any specific incorporating directions given under the crop heading.
If moisture is applied immediately after application to carry the treatment into the soil, only shallow incorporation (1/4 to 1/2 inch) with mechanical equipment such as drag chains is required.
FOR NEMATODE, WIREWORM, WHITE GRUB, BANDED CUCUMBER BEETLE AND FLEA BEETLE LARVAE (Palestriped and sweet potato flea beetle) CONTROL
Row Treatment: Use 20 to 26 pounds of MOCAP 15% Granular Lock ‘n Load Nematicide-Insecticide per acre or 1.6 to 2.1 pounds per 1,000 linear feet of row (minimum 42 inch row spacing). Apply in a band 12 to 15 inches wide on the row 2 to 3 weeks before planting. Mix with the top 2 to 4 inches of soil right after application. Use the higher rates in fields where nematode and/or insect infestations have been especially severe.
Good results have been obtained by opening the row, applying MOCAP 15% Granular Lock ‘n Load in a 12 to 15 inch band on the row, bedding over and dragging.