Safe PHC Programs Low-NO Toxicity

JD3000

Well-Known Member
#41
Bout the same as you are. Bet it works well at low rates of cats but J beetles will sit there and eat poison for a while before succumbing. So that said, Azatin with Acelepryn is expensive but effective and many times I'm dealing with mixed borders with lots of things in bloom. Also, VERY low toxicity for the applicator.
Also has root drench/soak labeling for some critters which I will try next season and this autumn for mag scale.
 

jed1124

Active Member
#42
Bout the same as you are. Bet it works well at low rates of cats but J beetles will sit there and eat poison for a while before succumbing. So that said, Azatin with Acelepryn is expensive but effective and many times I'm dealing with mixed borders with lots of things in bloom. Also, VERY low toxicity for the applicator.
Also has root drench/soak labeling for some critters which I will try next season and this autumn for mag scale.
Interesting stuff. I will definitely be trying it next year. With the density of caterpillars we had this year systemics did NOT work well. I got some control with Lepitect at the high rate but it wasn't great. So many caterpillars as soon as one died another was there to take its place. Death by a thousand bites. I heard through the grape vine that Em Ben was no better on trees over 12" DBH. I was not happy spraying bi fen as high as I could go above my head. The off target kills are a big concern for me too.
 

JD3000

Well-Known Member
#43
Might check the label first, dont know if Acel. has labeling for cats as a root soak or not. Lepitect is dreadful and you know how acephate smells...

I heard New England had gypos pretty bad. Our state has been pretty proactive about them since they moved in from PA. Airbombings with Bt and a mating hormone disruptor thingy.
 

evo

Well-Known Member
#45
Might check the label first, dont know if Acel. has labeling for cats as a root soak or not. Lepitect is dreadful and you know how acephate smells...

I heard New England had gypos pretty bad. Our state has been pretty proactive about them since they moved in from PA. Airbombings with Bt and a mating hormone disruptor thingy.
Seattle has done the same. Kinda creepy, what about non targets, even specific strains of BT have diverse targets. Gotta speak up for the but flies and all
 

jed1124

Active Member
#46
Might check the label first, dont know if Acel. has labeling for cats as a root soak or not. Lepitect is dreadful and you know how acephate smells...

I heard New England had gypos pretty bad. Our state has been pretty proactive about them since they moved in from PA. Airbombings with Bt and a mating hormone disruptor thingy.
Acelepryn is labeled for cats as a foliar spray. Our local ag station did a case study with it last year and got good control at 2 oz. per 100! Tough to get the tall trees but getting 75% will keep a tree alive during heavy infestations.
 
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