Spod-X Biological Insecticide

Spod-X LC contains a naturally occurring virus that infects and kills larvae of the beet armyworm (Spodoptera exigua). This virus is very host specific. It does not infect beneficial insects, fish, wildlife, livestock or humans.

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Spod-X is for use against the following pests:

  • Beet armyworm
 

Spod-X can be used with the following crops:

  • Tomatoes
  • Lettuce
  • Cabbage
  • Beans
  • Peppers
  • Celery
  • Escarole
  • Sweet corn
  • Peas
  • Asparagus
  • Beets
  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumber
  • Broccoli
  • Onion
  • Cotton
  • Alfalfa
  • Soybeans
  • Peanuts
  • Potatoes
  • Corn
  • Wheat
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Tobacco
  • Sunflower
  • Sugar beets
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Gysophila
  • Gerbera
  • Rose
  • Carnation, azalea, gladiolus, cyclamen, saintpaulia, geraniuma and bouvardia
 

Spod-X Applications

Active Ingredient: Polyhedral occlusion bodies (Obs) of the nuclear polyhedrosis virus of Spodoptera exigua

Rates: 1.5-3.0 oz. per acre (see label)

Spray Interval: 7-14 days (see label)

Re-entry Interval: 4 hours

Days to Harvest: 0

Notes:

Spod-X LC contains a naturally occurring virus that infects and kills larvae of the beet armyworm (Spodoptera exigua). This virus is very host specific it does not infect beneficial insects, fish, wildlife, livestock or humans.

Spod-X LC must be eaten by the larvae to be effective so complete spray coverage is very important. Since Spod-X LC is most effective against small, newly hatched larvae, an early scouting program to determine early infestations is recommended.

Spod-X LC listed by both the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) and the National Organic Program (NOP) for use in organic orchards.

Store this product at temperatures below 90° F. Activity may impaired by storage above 90° F. Storing this in a freezer or refrigerator will extend its shelf life.

Organic Crops

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NOP Approved:

This product is approved for organic production by the National Organic Program (NOP), a marketing program housed within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service, the agency that sets marketing standards. The NOP mission is to develop and implement national standards that govern the marketing of agricultural products as organically produced, to facilitate commerce in fresh and processed food that is organically produced, and to assure consumers that such products meet consistent standards.

OMRI Listed®:

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This product is OMRI Listed, therefore it is determined by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) to be suitable for use in certified organic production.

 

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