Pear Insect and Mite Control Toolbox - Insecticide and Miticide Efficacy

Insecticides and miticides should be selected based on the pests to be controlled and product efficacy. Prevent resistance to pest control chemicals by alternating chemicals by IRAC code group.
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Pear Insect and Mite Control Toolbox - Insecticide and Miticide Efficacy

Pear Insect and Mite Pests and Recommended Insecticides and Miticides

Recommendations are based on chemical registrations as of August 2015.

To avoid chemical resistance, alternate chemicals by IRAC code group.

Please refer to product labels and the Penn State Extension Tree Fruit Production Guidefor details on chemical use.

PesticideaBMSBCMERMGAGFWLROFMPCPLBMPPPRMSJSTPBTSM
Acramite----1--------------------1
Actara1----1------2--1--------
Agri-Flex4--11------1111--11
Agri-Mek4--1----------111----1
Altacor41----1114------------
Apollo----1--------------------1
Asana XL32--22223--2--41--
Assail11--12412--2--22--
Avaunt42------422------------
Belay11--1----13--1--22--
Beleaf4----2--------------------
Belt41----111--------------
bifenthrin12--32123--2--41--
Brigade12--32133--2--31--
Bt--3----222--------------
Centaur4----------------2--1----
chlorpyrifos2----11--------3--1----
Closer4----1----------3--2-32--
Cp GV--1--------2--------------
cyfluthrin22--2211----1----1--
Danitol122b----213--1--------
Delegate41------113--1--------
deltamethrin--2--21113--1----1--
diazinon4----------------3--1----
dormant oil----13----------231----
Endigo12--1--11----1----1--
Envidor----1--------------1----1
Esteem4144--2------2--1----
Exirel--1--21112--2--------
fenpyroximate----1------------12----1
imidacloprid----1----------2--34--
Imidan41--42411--4--43--
Intrepid42----112--------------
Kanemite----1--------------------1
Lannate12--11123--3--42--
Leverage13--12232--1--42--
Movento------1----------1--1----
Mustang Max32--2211----2----1--
Nealta----1--------------------1
Nexter----1------------31----3
Onager----1--------------1----1
permethrin32--22223--2--4----
Proclaim43----213--------------
Sivanto------1----------2--2----
Surround33------433--2--3----
Tourismo41----111----3--3----
Voliam Flexi11--11112--1--------
Voliam Xpress21--2--11----1--------
Vydate2--13--------232--11
Warrior II22--22111--1----1--
Zeal----1--------------------1

Pest control rating system when used at recommended rates: 1 = excellent, 2 = good, 3 = fair, 4 = poor, -- = not registered or efficacy unknown
Fruit finish, when used as recommended, is excellent for all products except good for diazinon and fair for M-Pede.
BMSB = brown marmorated stink bug; CM = codling moth; ERM = European red mite; GA = green aphids; GFW = green fruitworm; LR = leafrollers; OFM = Oriental fruit moth; PC = plum curculio; PLBM = pearleaf blister mite; PP = pear psylla; PRM = pear rust mite; SJS = San Jose scale; TPB = tarnished plant bug/native stink bugs; TSM = twospotted spider mite
a. Uppercase names are trade names; lowercase names are common names for products with more than one trade name.
b. Danitol is less effective for late season ERM control.