GRASS AND PERIMETER APPLICATIONS - ANNUAL BLUEGRASS WEEVIL ETC.

General Information

RESISTANCE:

When products are used repeatedly for control, some insects are known to build up resistance to products used, but resistance cannot be predicted. This product should conform to resistance management strategies established for the use area. Check with your local or state pest management authorities for more information.

This product, or other products with comparable modes of action, may not provide sufficient control if resistance should develop in your area. A resistant species may be present if poor efficacy cannot be linked to extreme weather conditions or improper treatment. Consult pest management advisors for the other methods of control for your area if you believe resistance is a factor.

GRASS AND PERIMETER APPLICATIONS (Including Golf Courses and Sod Farms)

Use appropriate application equipment to broadcast Bifenthrin GC .2 G to achieve thorough coverage of the area being treated.

In New York State, this product may NOT be applied to any grass or turf area within 100 feet of a water body (lake, pond, river, stream, wetland, or drainage ditch).

In New York State, do make a single repeat application of Bifenthrin GC .2 G if there are signs of renewed insect activity, but not sooner than two weeks after the first application.

APPLICATION RATES

The application rates will provide excellent control of the respective pests under typical conditions. However, for residential lawn use, DO NOT apply more than 0.2 lbs. a.i. per acre per application.

Limitations, Restrictions, and Exceptions

GRASS AND PERIMETER APPLICATIONS

(Including Golf Courses and Sod Farms)

Annual Bluegrass Weevil (Hyperodes) adults: Treatment of this species should be performed as they travel into grass areas and away from their overwintering sites. Travel usually starts when Forsythia is in full bloom and ends when Cornus florida (flowering dogwood) is in full bloom. For additional dtailed information concerning treatment timing, check with your State Coopertive Extension Service.

Billbug adults: Treatment of adult billbugs should be made when they are first noticed in April and May. To optimize treatment timing, degree day models have been developed. For detailed information particular to your region, check with your State Cooperative Extension Service. Spring treatments for billbug adults will also offer control of over-wintered chinch bugs in temperate climates.

Black Turfgrass Ataenius adults: To control the 1st and 2nd generation of Black Turfgrass Ataenius adults, respectively, treatments should take place in May and July. Time the May treatmnet to match with the full bloom stage of Vanhoutte spiraea (Spiraea vanhoutte) and horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum). Time the July treatment to match with the bloomin Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus).

Perimeter Application: Apply to ground area 5 to 10 feet wide around and adjacent to the structure.

Restricted Entry Interval

12 hours