VEGETABLE AND SMALL FRUIT CROPS - LEAFY VEGETABLES (HEAD LETTUCE)

General Information

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

Use low rate under light to moderate infestation. Higher rates should be used under heavy insect pressure. The rate of application is variable according to insect pressure, timing of spray and field scouting.

In New York State this product may not be applied within 100 feet (using ground equipment) to 300 feet (using aerial equipment) of coastal marshes or streams that drain into coastal marshes.

Preventive Use

For cutworm, armyworm grape colaspsis, or stalk borer control, STEED Insecticide may be applied before, during, or after planting. For soil-incorporated applications, use higher rates for improved control.

Limitations, Restrictions, and Exceptions

VEGETABLE AND SMALL FRUIT CROPS

LEAFY VEGETABLES (HEAD LETTUCE)

Restrictions

- Application Interval: Do not make applications less than 7 days apart.

- Refer to the maximum usage tables when applying more than one product containing either zeta-cypermethrin or bifenthrin to this crop.

Remarks

Apply in water as necessary for insect control using a minimum of 15 gallons of finished spray per acre with ground equipment and 5 gallons per acre by air. When applying by air, 1– 2 quarts of emulsified oil may be substituted for 1– 2 quarts of water in the finished spray.

Thorough coverage is essential to achieve control.

Aphid, Armyworm fall: Coverage is essential for control of this pest. Under heavy outbreaks tank mixing with another product which is labeled for this pest is recommended for control

Diamondback moth, Tobacco budworm:Pyrethroid resistance is common for this pest. Please consult your local or state agricultural authority to determine if resistance pest populations are in your area. If so refer the resistance management statement in the DIRECTION FOR USE section of the label.

Pre-Harvest Interval

7 days

Restricted Entry Interval

12 hours