Calypso

Overview

The first new truly broad spectrum insecticide for apple and pear growers since the organophosphates in the 1960's, Calypso®; brings with it a new level of insect control. Thiacloprid, the active ingredient in Calypso, controls Oriental fruit moth, apple maggot, mullein bug (campylomma), plum curculio, spotted tentiform leafminer and leafhopper.

Application Tips

Overview


  • Broad-spectrum control of chewing and sucking insect pests
  • Excellent ovicidal activity on codling moth and Oriental fruit moth
  • Ideal replacement for Guthion and other old OPs
  • Gentle on beneficials and bees
  • Easy-to-handle liquid flowable formulation
  • Translaminar and locally systemic
  • Controls insect pests by contact action and by ingestion of the treated plant tissue

 

Rate
145-440 mL/ha

 

Application Tips


  • Maximum 3 applications/year
  • Rainfast: 4 hours
  • Stable in water pH 5 to 9
  • Ideal for petal fall/calyx spray for broad-spectrum control
  • For codling moth and OFM, apply a little earlier than you would have applied an OP
  • Pre-harvest interval: 30 days

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