Stone Fruit Insect and Mite Control Toolbox - Insecticide/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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Stone Fruit Insect and Mite Control Toolbox - Insecticide/Miticide Efficacy

Stone Fruit Insect and Mite Pests and Recommended Insecticides and Miticides

Recommendations are based on chemical registrations as of December 2017.

To avoid chemical resistance, alternate chemicals by IRAC code group. (see also page 204 in the 2018-2019 Penn State Tree Fruit Production Guide).

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

PesticideaBMSBERMGPAJBLPTBLRLSOFMPCPTPTBSBSJSTPBTSMWFT
Acramite11
Actara113211
Altacor4114
Apollo11
Apta132333
Asana XL332114231222
Assail112442124222
Avaunt4232b21323
Belay112121
Beleaf4233
Besiege211321
Bt24
carbaryl3414442343434
Centaur411
chlorpyrifos21111
Closer3143–43222–3
cyfluthrin2321122
Delegate41131
diazinon41313
dinotefuran12444434244
dormant oil1311
Endigo11211111
Envidor11
Esteem4­—4121
Exirel34112
Gladiator3231234323322
imidacloprid2133223
Imidan442434214333
Intrepid412
Lannate122122112
Leverage1121111
Minecto1341121
Movento111
Mustang Max31121
Nexter12
Onager11
permethrin33221132332
Portal11
Voliam Flexi12311222
Warrior II23212322
Zeal11

Pest control rating system when used at recommended rates: 1 = excellent, 2 = good, 3 = fair, 4 = poor, -- = not rated for this insect or mite
BMSB = brown marmorated stink bug; ERM = European red mite; GPA = green peach aphid; JB = Japanese beetle; LPTB = lesser peachtree borer; LS = lecanium scale; LR = leafrollers; OFM = Oriental fruit moth; PC = plum curculio; PT = pear thrips; PTB = peachtree borer; SB = native stink bugs; SJS = San Jose scale; TPB = tarnished plant bug; TSM = twospotted spider mite; WFT= western flower thrips
a. Uppercase names are trade names; lowercase names are common names for products with more than one trade name.
b. Avaunt will not provide control of obliquebanded leafroller.