Use the proper insecticides for late season codling moth management in apples

Editor’s note: This article is from the archives of the MSU Crop Advisory Team Alerts. Check the label of any pesticide referenced to ensure your use is included.    

Codling moth adult flight has increased over the last two weeks at the TNRC, indicating that egg laying will continue into September in some locations. Site specific monitoring is the best way to determine if control action is needed on your farm. The following table includes a list of insecticides, the codling moth life stages that they are active on, and label information relevant to late season spraying.

Compound Trade Name

Life-stage Activity

Total Allowable product/acre/yr*

Pre-Harvest Interval*

Re-Entry Interval*

Guthion 50WP**

Eggs, Larvae, Adults

8 lbs

14 day

14 day

Danitol 2.4EC

Eggs, Larvae, Adults

42.6 oz

14 day

24 hr

Rimon 0.83EC

Eggs, Larvae

150 oz

14 day

14 day

Intrepid 2F

Eggs, Larvae

64 oz

14 day

4 hr

Imidan 70WP

Eggs, Larvae, Adults

30 lbs

7 day

24 hr

Baythroid 2EC

Eggs, Larvae, Adults

5.6 oz

7 day

12 hr

SpinTor 2SC

Eggs, Larvae

29 oz

7 day

12 hr

Entrust 80WP

Eggs, Larvae

9 oz

7 day

12 hr

Assail 30SG

Eggs, Larvae, Adults

32 oz

7 day

12 hr

Clutch 50WDG

Eggs, Larvae, Adults

6.4 oz

7 day

12 hr

Sevin

Adult, Larvae

15 lbs ai

3 day

12 hr

Granulosis virus

Larvae

 

4 hr

4 h

* for apples only
** 21 day PHI if more than 2 lb rate of Guthion

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