General Information


Dilute BATTALION 0.2EC Insecticide in water according to the directions shown below and apply to the target crops at the rates listed. Uniform coverage is essential. Consult your local or state agricultural authorities regarding economic thresholds and timing of application for specific pests. Under heavy pest populations use of the highest labeled rate is recommended.

BATTALION 0.2EC Insecticide may be applied before, during, or after planting. Use the higher labeled rate for soil incorporated applications.


Some insects are known to develop resistance to products used repeatedly for control. Because the development of resistance cannot be predicted, the use of this product should conform to resistance management strategies established for the use area. Consult your local or state agricultural authorities for details.

If resistance to this product develops in your area, this product, or other products with a similar mode of action, may not provide adequate control. If poor performance cannot be attributed to improper application or extreme weather conditions, a resistant strain of insect may be present. If you experience difficulty with control and resistance is a reasonable cause, immediately consult your local company representative or agricultural advisor for the best alternative method of control for your area.

Limitations, Restrictions, and Exceptions


Minimum Gallonage Requirements:

For aerial application use a minimum of 2 gallons of water per acre (3 gallons in Arizona). For ground applications, use a minimum of 5 gallons of water per acre for thorough coverage of the foliage.

Optimum Gallonage Requirements:

For aerial applications under hot, dry environmental conditions or when the crop canopy is dense, gallonage requirements may need to be increased to 3 to 5 gallons of water plus crop oil concentrate at 1 pint to 1 quart per acre. Ground application gallonage should be increased to a minimum of 10 gallons per acre obtain thorough coverage.

NOTES for Use on Cotton:

- DO NOT make more than 10 applications of BATTALION 0.2EC Insecticide.

- Allow 5 days between successive applications of BATTALION 0.2EC Insecticide.

- DO NOT apply this product as a ULV application. Dilute the desired amount of BATTALION 0.2EC Insecticide so that at least 2 gallons of spray solution per acre is applied.

Pre-Harvest Interval

21 days

Restricted Entry Interval

12 hours