TAG: insecticide

Amvac releases new herbicide and fungicide, Oreon fungicide to be renamed Premion

September 29, 2017By

Amvac Chemical Corp., based in Newport Beach, Calif., launched Scepter T&O 70WDG Herbicide and FF III turf fungicide. Scepter, which contains the active ingredient imazaquin, is a selective postemergent herbicide that provides control of hard-to-control weeds in turf and landscape ornamentals, according to the company. FF III is a turf disease product in a dry granular formulation that includes three active ingredients: PCNB,... read more

ArborSystems intros direct-inject insecticide

July 24, 2017By

ArborSystems launched its new direct-inject chemical product, Retriever Insecticide. Designed for use in the Wedgle Direct-Inject Tree Injection System, which is a no-drill tree treatment system, the insecticide is for tree injection applications to ornamental or non-bearing fruit and nut trees. “Arborists, urban foresters and tree care professionals can try hands-on demonstrations of our advanced tree technology system to see how... read more

Atticus launches Acetamiprid product

January 4, 2017By

Atticus, a Cary, N.C-based manufacturer and marketer of branded and proprietary post-patent pesticide technologies for crop and non-crop professionals, introduced Quasar 8.5 SL, a new product that contains the active ingredient Acetamiprid, a neonicotinoid insecticide. The products will serve as a viable, EPA-recognized alternative where pollination impact is a concern, the company said. In turf and ornamental applications, Quasar 8.5 SL controls key ornamental... read more

Dow AgroSciences XXpire WG Insecticide

July 15, 2015By

XXpire™ WG insecticide offers two modes of action to control chewing and sap-feeding pests. It combines two new active ingredients, Isoclast® Active and spinetoram, and is effective on more than 40 species, including seven of the 10 most troublesome ornamental insects. XXpire controls whiteflies, aphids, mealybugs, lepidopterans, lace bugs, certain scales and thrips, and suppresses spider mites, when used according... read more

Purdue professors release EAB, pollinator safety tools

March 17, 2015By

Professors in the department of entomology at Purdue University released two new resources regarding emerald ash borer (EAB) and pollinator safety. The resources include EAB self-study courses and a neonicotinoid pollinator website. Each self-study course—with options targeted toward green industry professionals, master gardeners and/or mangers of outdoor recreation areas—is made up of 100 slides to guide professionals through the history,... read more

Quali-Pro gives new product breakdown at GIS

March 5, 2015By

Quali-Pro, a division of Pasadena, Texas-based Control Solutions (CSI), held its “Third Annual Distributor Breakfast Breakdown” on Feb. 26 at the Golf Industry Show (GIS) in San Antonio. Rick Grant, CSI business director—turf and ornamental markets, kicked off the confab by introducing to distributors Matt Shipp, CSI’s new VP of marketing. Shipp holds a bachelor’s degree in agronomy and a... read more