Reentry and Preharvest Intervals - Insecticides and Miticides

Listed below are pesticides used on tree fruits. Not all materials listed here are suggested in the spray schedules.
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Reentry and Preharvest Intervals - Insecticides and Miticides

Pesticides used at the rates and times suggested should be within the legal residue tolerance at harvest. Pomace made from apples or pears sprayed according to these suggestions may contain illegal residues if listed for animal feeds. Always check the label for the actual REI and PHI.

  • B Remove residue by brushing
  • BH Before harvest
  • BHP Before pit hardening (stone fruit)
  • D Dormant only
  • EC Early cover sprays
  • LC To late cover sprays
  • FB Full Bloom
  • 0-60 PHI
  • HG 1/2 inch green
  • PB Prebloom
  • LB To late bloom
  • PF To pedal fall
  • PH Postharvest
  • SC Second cover or 1/2 inch fruit diameter
  • SS To shuck split
  • NE Not established
  • --- No registration
  • SF To shuck fall
  • SD Soil drench or spray
Insecticides/miticidesREI (hrs)PHI (days)
Apple
PHI (days)
Pear
PHI (days)
Peach
PHI (days)
Nectarine
PHI (days)
Apricot
PHI (days)
Cherry
PHI (days)
Plum
Abacus1228282121212121
Abba 0.15EC122828--------21
Acramite 50WS127733333
Actara1214-35f14-35f1414141414
Adjourn1221281414141414
Admire PRO127700077
Agree40000000
Agri-Flex963535----------
Agri-Mek 0.15EC1228282121212121
Altacor4551010101010
Ambush 25W12PFPB14----3--
Apollo SC12452121212121--
Arctic 3.2 EC12PFPB1414--3--
Asana XL1221281414141414
Assail 30SG127777777
Avaunt1214281414141414
Aza-Direct40000000
Azatin XL40000000
Baythroid XL127777777
Belay127721--------
Beleaf 50 SG1221211414141414
Belt SC12141477777
Biobit HP40000000
BioCover MLT40000000
Brigade 2 EC12--14----------
Calypso 4F1230301414141414
Carbaryl 4L123333333
Carpovirusine400----------
Centaur WDG1214141414141414
chlorpyrifos 4E96PB/28PBPB/14gPB/14ggPB/1421PB/21g
Closer127777777
Cyd-X, Cyd-X HP400----------
Cyd-X400----------
Danitol 2.4EC24141433333
Declare2421211414141414
Delegate4771411477
Deliver40000000
Delta Gold122121----------
Diazinon 50W9621h21h21h21h2121h21h
Dimate 4E240--28----------
Dimethoate 4EC48--28----------
Dimilin25W12--14----------
Dipel40000000
Discipline12--14----------
Dormant plus oil12DDDDDDD
Endosulfan 3EC16821------------
Envidor 2SC127777777
Esteem 0.86EC1245451414141414
Entrust477111477
Gladiator1228282121212121
Imidan 70WP9677141414--, 7i7
Intrepid 2F4141477777
JMS Stylet oil40000000
Kanemite 15SC121414------7--
Karate2421211414141414
Lambda-Cy2421211414141414
Lannate SP, LV72-9614741j------
Leverage 2.7 SE127777777
Lorsban Advanced96PBk--PB/14PB/14--PB/21--
Lorsban 75WG96PF----, 14l--, 1l l----, 21l,m--
Madex HP40000000
Malathion 5EC12----7773--
Mite-E-Oil40000000
Movento247777777
Mustang Max1214141414141414
Neemix 4.5120000000
Neemazad 1% EC40000000
Nexter12257773003007
Onager12282877777
Permethrin 3.2EC12PFPB1414--7--
Perm-Up 3.2 EC, 25DF12PFPB1414--3--
Portal12141477777
Pounce 25WP12PFPB1414--3--
Prey 1.6127700077
Proaxis2421211414141414
Proclaim12-481414----------
Provado 1.6F127700077
Rimon 0.83EC12148888--8
Scorpion12----33------
Sevin XLR123333333
Superior Spray Oil120000000
Surround WP40n0n0n0n0n0nn td>0n
Taiga Z2421211414141414
Thionex 50W48021------------
Tombstone127777777
Tourismo1214141414141414
Trilogy400BPHBPHBPHBPHBPH
Tundra EC12--14----------
Voliam Flexi1235351414141414
Voliam Xpress2421211414141414
Vendex 50WP4814141414--1414
Venom12----33------
Vydate L481414----------
Warhawk96PBPBD/14D/14--D/21D
Warrior II2421211414141414
Yuma 4E96DDD/14D/14--D/21D
Zeal 72WDG12141477777
Zoro122828--------21

d. Do not apply to D'anjou pear.

e. Do not apply to sweet cherry.

f. 14-day PHI for Actara used at rate equal or less than 2.75 oz/acre; 35-day PHI for use of more than 2.75 oz/acre.

g. Exceptions are PTB and LPTB trunk-only sprays.

h. Only one dormant and one application per growing season are allowed.

i. Imidan is not registered for use on sweet cherries; up to 7 days preharvest on tart cherries.

j. Lannate LV is not registered for use on nectarines.

k. Lorsban Advanced and 50W can be used on apples as a direct trunk spray for the control of borers with a 28-day PHI.

l. Lorsban 75 WG can be applied directly to tree trunk for borer control on cherries (PHI is 21 days) and peach and nectarine (PHI is 14 days).

m. Lorsban is recommended for sour cherries only.

n. To avoid Surround residue on fruit, it is recommended that applications be stopped in adequate time before harvest (see the label).

Source: Penn State Tree Fruit Production Guide