PBI-Gordon issues 2(ee) spotted lanternfly recommendations for Zylam liquid insecticide

February 25, 2019 -  By
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PBI-Gordon Corp. issued Section 2(ee) recommendations for use of Zylam liquid systemic insecticide for the control of spotted lanternfly. The invasive insect has spread throughout several states in the northeastern U.S. and has been known to weaken or kill fruit crops, and ornamental and timbering trees in the region.

This additional use recommendation is permitted under Section 2(ee) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) in the following states but has not been submitted or approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The Section 2(ee) recommendations for these states can be downloaded here.

A 24(c) Special Local Need Labeling has been issued for distribution and use only within the State of New York for control of spotted lanternfly on Tree of Heaven. The New York 24(c) labeling can be downloaded here.

The applicator must have a copy present when treating for spotted lanternfly.

An IRAC Group 4 insecticide, Zylam is formulated to deliver fast and effective insect control. In addition to spotted lanternfly, it provides control of more than 100 listed insects, including aphids, bagworms, Japanese beetles and scale, as well as season-long control of Emerald Ash Borers.

Zylam is labeled for use on athletic fields, parks, residential and commercial sites, golf course landscaped areas and school grounds.

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