APPLES

General Information

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

The recommended method of application of Mycoshield is by airblast sprayer with enough water to provide full coverage. Thorough coverage is essential.

CROP USE DIRECTIONS

Use of predictive models for fire blight threshold treatment conditions is recommended and encouraged to minimize the number of applications of Mycoshield. Thorough spray coverage is essential.

Limitations, Restrictions, and Exceptions

APPLES

Rates:

Ground Application:

Apply a 200 ppm solution per acre which is equivalent to:

- 0.50 lb. Mycoshield/50 gals. water

Aerial Application:

- 1.0 lb. Mycoshield/10 gals. water

COMMENTS

Ground Application: Apply using air-blast sprayer. Ensure good coverage of plant parts. A maximum of 5 applications may be made. Apply beginning with 10% bloom and continue at 3-6 day intervals, or apply when blight favorable weather is expected during apple bloom.

Aerial Application: Application by air is not a direct replacement for applications by ground. Begin spray application at 10% bloom and continue at 3-6 day intervals, or apply when blight favorable weather is expected during apple bloom. Spray coverage of blossoms is essential.

Restrictions:

DO NOT apply more than a total of 5 applications of oxytetracycline per acre per year using either ground or aerial methods of application.

DO NOT use treated crop or by products for feed.

DO NOT allow livestock to graze on treated orchards.

Pre-Harvest Interval

60 days

Restricted Entry Interval

12 hours