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Tomato, Pepper, Eggplant - Home Use Insecticides


Insecticides registered for HOME use on all 3 crops (unless otherwise noted) in Utah, organized by Mode of Action (MoA).

Active Ingredient Brand Name MoA Residual (days) Aphids Armyworms Beet Leafhopper Cutworms Stink Bugs Tomato Hornworm Tomato Fruitworm Tomato Russet Mite
carbaryl Garden Tech Sevin 1A 3 X X X X X X X  
malathion Bonide Malathion, Ortho Max Malathion 1B 5 X   X          
bifenthrin Bonide Eight Flower and Vegetable Granules, FertiLome Broad Spectrum, Monterey Vegetable Garden Soil Insecticide, Ortho Bug-B-Gon Max 3 7 X X X X        
cyfluthrin Bayer Veg. and Garden Insect Spray 3 2 X X   X X X X  
deltamethrin Green Light Many Purpose Dust 3 1 X X   X X   X  
esfenvalerate Monterey Bug Buster II 3   X X X X X X X  
lambda-cyhalothrin Bonide Caterpillar Killer, Spectracide Triazicide 3 7 X X X X X X X  
permethrin Bayer Complete Insect Dust, Bonide Eight Vegetable, Fruit and Flower, Lily Miller Multi-Purpose Insect Spray 3 3 X X X X X X X  
pyrethrins + piperonyl butoxide Bonide Pyrethrin Garden Insect SprayB, Garden Tech Worry Free Insecticide and Miticide 3 3 X X X X X X X  
pyrethrins + canola oil (tomato only) Monterey Take Down Garden Spray 3/   X   X         X
pyrethrins + sulfur (not eggplant) Bayer Natria Insect, Disease and Mite Control, Bonide Tomato and Vegetable 3 in 1 3/M2 7 X X X         X
acetemiprid Ortho Flower, Fruit, & Vegetable 4A 7 X X X   X X X  
spinosad Bonide Captain Jack’s Deadbug BrewB 5 4   X   X   X X  
spinosad + iron phosphate Monterey Sluggo PlusOB 5 4       X        
Bacillus thuringiensis Bonide ThuricideB, Green Light BTB, Monterey BtOB 11A 3           X X  
capsaicin and related capsaicinoids Bonide Hot Pepper Wax Insect Repellent     X X X          
oils: canola, clove, cottonseed, garlic, neem, paraffinic, peppermint, rosemary Bayer Natria Multi-insect controlO, Bonide All Seasons Horticultural and Dormant SprayO, Green Light Neem ConcentrateO, Monterey All Natural 3 in 1     X X X X X X X X
potassium salts of fatty acids (insecticidal soap) Bayer Natria, Bonide, Safer, Natural Guard   7 X   X         X

 

Note: The information provided is not an endorsement or recommendation for any particular product. Always read the label before applying and follow the directions. Some of these materials may be tank mixed with other herbicides.


B= Biopesticide
O= Organic