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

Active Ingredients

Thiacloprid

Resistance Management

Alternate the use of Calypso with other insecticides having a different mode of action.

Crops

Apples
Crabapples
Loquat
Mayhaw
Pears
Quince

Pests Controlled

Apple maggot
Codling moth
European Apple Sawfly
Leafhopper
Leafminer
Mullein plant bug
Oriental fruit moth
Pear psylla
Plum curculio

Labels and MSDS

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