Effectiveness of Pesticides for Control of Grape Insects and Mites

Common Name (chemical name)

Grape berry moth Grape
flea
beetle
Jap. beetle Grape phylloxera Multicolored Asian lady beetle Rose chafer Leafhoppers Grape cane gallmaker
&
Grape cane girdler
Grape root borer Eight spotted forester Redbanded leafroller Climbing cutworms Fruit flies Mites
Insecticides
Admire (imidacloprid) - - - + - - +++ - - - - - - -
Applaud (buprofezin) - - - - - - ++ - - - - - - -
Assail
(acetamiprid)
+ - ++ +++ ++ +++ +++ - - - - - - -
Avaunt (indoxacarb) + - ++ - - - ++ - - - + - - -
Aza-Direct, Neemix (azadirachtin)1 - - + - + - - - - - - - - -
Baythroid* (cyfluthrin) +++ ++ +++ ++ +++ +++ ++ ++ - - - - - -
Bt (many companies)
(B. thuringiensis)1
++ - - - - - - - - ++ ++ - - -
Capture* (bifenthrin) ++ ++ +++ ++ ++ +++ ++ ++ - - - - - -
Clutch (clothianidin) ++ - ++ - - ++ ++ - - - - - - -
Danitol* (fenpropathrin) +++ ++ +++ +++ ++ +++ ++ ++ - - - - - ++
Diazinon* (phosphorothioate) +++ - - - - - - - - - - - +++ -
Dibrom (naled) - - - - - - - - - - - - +++ -
Thionex (Endosulfan) - - - +++ - ++ ++ - - - - - - -
Esteem (pyriproxifen) ++ - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Imidan
(phosmet)
+++ ++ +++ - - ++ ++ ++ - - ++ - - -
Intrepid (methoxyfenozide) +++ - - - - - - - - - ++ - - -
Lannate
(methomyl)
++ - - - - - ++ - - - ++ +++ - -
Lorsban (chlorpyrifos) - - - - - - - - ++ - - - - -
Malathion + - ++ - ++ ++ ++ - - - - - +++ -
Mustang Max*(zeta-cypermethrin) - - - - - - ++ - - - - - - -
Mycotrol (Beauveria spp)1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Platinum (thiamethoxam) - - ++ ++ - - ++ - - - - - - -
Provado (imidacloprid) - - ++ ++ +++ + +++ - - - - - - -
PyGanic (pyrethrins)1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pyronyl + pyreth-It - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Renounce (cyfluthrin) +++ ++ +++ ++ - +++ ++ ++ - - - - - -
Sevin (carbaryl) + +++ +++ - + +++ +++ - - +++ ++ +++ - -
SpinTor, Entrust
(spinosad)1
+ - - - - - - - - - ++ - - -
Surround  (kaolin)1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Venom (dinotefuran) - - - - +++ - +++ - - - - - - -
Miticides
Acramite (bifenazate) - - - - - - - - - - - - - +++
 abamectin* - - - - - - - - - - - - - +++
Envidor (spirodiclofen) - - - - - - - - - - - - - +++
Fugimite (fenpyroximate) - - - - - - - - - - - - - +++
Kelthane (dicofol) - - - - - - - - - - - - - +
Nexter (pyridaben) - - - - - - - - - - - - - +++
Vendex (fenbutatin-oxide) - - - - - - - - - - - - - +
Zeal (etoxazole) - - - - - - - - - - - - - +++
Biologicals
Entomopathogenic
nematodes
1
- - - - - - - - ++ - - - - -
Key to ratings: +++=highly effective; ++=moderately effective; +=slightly effective; -=ineffective or not sufficient data.
*Restricted use pesticides, must be licensed to purchase.
Refer to pesticide label for recommended rates, restricted-entry and harvest intervals.
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