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Leafy Green Brassicas - Home Use Insecticides



Insecticides
registered for Home use on Leafy Green Brassicas (collards, kale, and mustard) in Utah.

Leafy Greens
Active Ingredient         
Leafy Greens Brand Name (ReI/PHI)                                                                                                          
MoA Residual
(days)
Aphids Caterpillars Earwigs Flea Beetles Leafminer Root Maggots
carbaryl Sevin (old products) IA 14   X X X  
malathion Spectracide Malathion, Ortho Max Malathion IB 7  X X X X  X  
cyfluthrin Bayer Vegetable and Garden Insect Spray 3 14  X X X X X  
gamma- cyhalothrin Spectracide Triazicide 3 14  X X X X    
permethrin Bonide Eight Insect Control 3 14 X X X X X  X
pyrethrins Monterey Bug Buster-OOB, Worry Free InsecticideB, others 3 5 X X X X  X
zeta-cypermethrin GardenTech Sevin 3 14 X X X X X X
pyrethrins + oil Earth-tone Insect ControlB, Fertilome Triple Action B, Monterey Take Down Garden SprayB, Espoma Organic Insect ControlB 3/NC 5 X X  X X  X  X
pyrethrins + insecticidal soup Safer Insecticidal Soap and PyrethrinOB 3/NC 5 X  X X X X  X
pyrethrins + sulfur Bonide Tomato and Vegetable 3 in 1B, Natria Insect Disease & Mite ControlB, Ortho Insect Mite & Disease 3 in 1B 3/M2 5 X X X See label X X
acetamiprid Ortho Flower Fruit & Vegetable 4A 14 X X   X X  
spinosad Monterey Garden Insect SprayOB, Bonide Captain Jack’s DeadbugB, Natural Guard Spinosad SprayOB 5 7  X X X X X  
Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies kurstaki Bonide ThuricideOB, Safer Caterpillar Killer with BtOB,Natural Guard Caterpillar Killer with BtOB, Dipel DustOB, Garden Safe Bt Worm and Caterpillar KillerOB  11  5-7    X        
oils: canola, neem, rosemary, clove, cottonseed Bayer Natria Multi-insect, Safer Neem Oil, others NC 1  X See label   See label X  
oils; petroleum-based All Season Spray Oil, Volk Oil, others NC 1 X          
potassium salts of fatty acids (insecticidal soap) Bayer Natria, Safer Insecticidal Soap, Espoma
Insecticidal Soap, others
NC 1 X          
azadirachtin Safer BioNeem UN 1  X X X X X  X


B=Biopesticide
R=Restricted Use
O=Organic
NC=Not Classified
UN=MoA Unknown

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.

Protection of Pollinators: Look for the “bee-box” or “bee hazard icon” on product labels and read the restricitions and instructions to protect bees and other insect pollinators. Bees and other pollinators will forage on plants when they flower, shed pollen, or produce nectar. Follow these steps when using products that are hazardous to bees: 1) minimize exposure of the product to bees and pollinators when they are foraging on pollinator attractive plants around the application site 2) Minimize drift of the product on to beehives or to off-site pollinator attractive habitat as drift into these areas will kill bees.

Warning: Applications of imidacloprid and clothianidin are restricted to post-bloom and only when bees are not active in the site,including on weeds and non-crop plants.