Online Exclusive: Potential New Uses For Insect Control Products

The following list includes some of the pest control products that have been introduced in recent years as well as information on some not-so-new crop protection materials that may have some new uses for vegetable growers. The full list, which includes possible new uses for other specialty crops, can be found on the here.

To see new insect control products and label changes that took place in 2008, click here.



Active Ingredient

Pending new uses

Assail 70 WP United Phosphorus, Inc.   acetamiprid  Greenhouse tomato, asparagus
Belt, Synapse Bayer CropScience  flubendiamide  Brassica leafy vegetables, sweet corn, cucurbit vegetables, fruiting vegetables, leafy vegetables 
Trigard Syngenta Crop Protection cyromazine  Snap bean
Fujimite Nichino  fenpyroximate  Fruiting vegetables, melon, okra 
Beleaf FMC Corp.  flonicamid  Cilantro, okra, root and tuber vegetables, tuberous and corm vegetables, turnip greens, strawberry 
Avaunt DuPont Crop Protection  indoxacarb  Dry and snap beans, Brassica leafy subgroup, turnip greens 
Warrior Syngenta Crop Protection  lambda-cyhalothrin  Asparagus, root and tuber vegetables, spinach 
S-1812 Valent  pyridalyl  Organophosphate alternative; fruiting vegetables, Brassica leafy vegetables, turnip greens, leafy vegetables 
Triad Environmental Safe Systems  Sodium metasilicate  Biopesticide; Brassica leafy vegetables, leafy vegetables 
Knack, Distance, Esteem, Seize Valent  pyriproxyfen  Artichoke, asparagus, bulb vegetables, celery, greenhouse pepper, greenhouse tomato, herb subgroup, leafy vegetable group, root and tuber vegetables, watercress


Leave a Reply

Featured Stories

All Vegetables Stories >All Fruits Stories >All Nuts Stories >All Citrus Stories >

The Latest

Crop ProtectionBagrada Bug On The Move In California
September 16, 2014
Find out more on management tactics and what counties are impacted by this invasive pest. Read More
Cucurbits14 Stand-Out Melon Varieties [Slideshow]
September 15, 2014
Browse the slideshow below for information on these exceptional melon varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
Grower Achievement AwardView Highlights From The 2014 United Fresh Washington P…
September 15, 2014
Browse this slideshow to view photos from the 2014 United Fresh Washington Public Policy Conference, including pictures of this year’s Grower Read More
Apples & PearsCanneries Hope To Encourage Growers To Grow Pears For P…
September 15, 2014
Higher wholesale prices offered as means to boost canning pear acres. Read More
FruitsDeadline Nearing For Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistanc…
September 15, 2014
Fruit growers who suffered losses due to frost or freeze in 2012 could be eligible for assistance through USDA’S Farm Service Agency. Read More
BerriesBotrytis Gray Mold Pressure Increasing With Humid Weath…
September 15, 2014
Michigan State University researcher offers tips to reduce the spread of spores. Read More
Fruits5 Mistakes You May Be Making With Your Orchard’s …
September 15, 2014
These deadly sins may be hurting your customers’ experience — and costing you money. Read More
FruitsSuccess And The Not-Top-100 Grower [Opinion]
September 15, 2014
Innovation isn't only happening at the top. Some of the most interesting ideas in the fruit industry are being executed by small growers. Read More
Apples & PearsAmerican and Western Fruit Grower’s 2014 Top Appl…
September 13, 2014
The nations’s largest growers reflect how technology, innovations, and promotion help make their businesses run more efficiently. Read More
NutsAmerican and Western Fruit Grower’s 2014 Top Nut …
September 13, 2014
Almonds, pistachios, and walnuts grown in California make up the crops featured in this portion of the Top 100 Report. Read More
FruitsAmerican and Western Fruit Grower’s 2014 Top 100 …
September 13, 2014
The nations’s largest growers reflect how technology, innovations, and promotion help make their businesses run more efficiently. Read More
Stone FruitAmerican and Western Fruit Grower’s 2014 Top Ston…
September 13, 2014
This year’s Top 100 Report features the 25 largest stone fruit growers in the country. Read More
GrapesAmerican and Western Fruit Grower’s 2014 Top Grap…
September 13, 2014
The nations’s largest growers reflect how technology, innovations, and promotion help make their businesses run more efficiently. Read More
GrapesVintage Nurseries Welcomes New General Manager
September 12, 2014
New quality control manager also joins Wasco, CA, grapevine nursery. Read More
GrapesBrothers Continue To Grow Grapes And Produce Wine ̵…
September 12, 2014
The war has come close to their vineyard 90 miles southwest of Aleppo, with fighting only 100 yards away. Read More
GrapesMealybug Infestation Hits Michigan Vineyards
September 12, 2014
Southwestern vineyards in the state reports of grape leafroll virus which can be transmitted by mealybug. Read More
GrapesCalifornia Quarantine Partially Lifted For European Gra…
September 12, 2014
State lifts ban in Solano County and parts of Napa and Sonoma County. Read More
Crop ProtectionNimitz Nematicide Receives EPA Approval
September 12, 2014
New product from Adama has a unique mode of action and is approved for use on a variety of vegetables. Read More