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Potato - Home Use Insecticides

Insecticides registered for HOME use on Potatoes, organized by Mode of Action (MoA).

Active Ingredient Brand Brand Residual (days) Aphids Colorado Potato Beetle Flea Beetles Cutworms Potato Psyllid
carbaryl Garden Tech Sevin 1A 14   X X X  
malathion Hi Yield, Spectracide Malathion, Ortho Malathion 1B 7 X        
cyfluthrin Bayer Vegetable and Garden Insect Spray 3 14 X X X X X
deltamethrin Green Light Many Purpose Dust 3 14 X X X X  
pyrethrins Monterey Bug Buster-OOB, Garden Tech Worry FreeB 3 5 X X X See label X
pyrethrins + canola oil Earth-tone Insect ControlB, Monterey Take Down Garden SprayB 3/ 5 X X X   X
pyrethrins + potassium salts of fatty acids (insecticidal soap) Safer Brand Tomato & Vegetable Insect KillerOB, Safer Brand Yard & Garden Insect KillerOB 3/ 5 X X X    
pyrethrins + sulfur Bonide Tomato and Vegetable 3 in 1B, Natria InsectB, Disease & Mite ControlB, Ortho Insect Mite & Disease 3 in 1B 3/M2 5 X X X   X
acetamiprid Ortho Flower Fruit & Vegetable 4A 14 X X X   X
spinosad Fertilome Borer Bagworn TentCaterpillar & Leafminer SprayB, Bonide Colorado Potato Beetle BeaterB 5 7   X   X  
oil: canola, neem, rosemary, clove, cottonseed Bayer Natria Multi-insectB, Monterey All Natural 3 in 1 Garden Insect Spray --- 1 X See label See label   X
potassium salts of fatty acids (insecticidal soap) Bayer NatriaB --- 1 X       X

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
R= Restricted Use
O= Organic