Purespray Green Spray Oil 13E label expanded via Minor Use Program to help manage pests on several new crops

Jim Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of several URMULE registrations for Purespray Green Spray Oil 13E for management of several important pests of apples, greenhouse vegetables, berries, field-grown fruiting vegetables and cucurbit vegetables, tree nuts and hops in Canada. Purespray Green Spray Oil 13E was already labeled for management of a number of pests on a several crops in Canada.

These minor use projects were submitted by British Columbia and Ontario as a result of minor use priorities established by growers and extension personnel in Canada. Management of these pests on these crops has been a priority of both organic and conventional producers.

The following is provided as an abbreviated, general outline only. Users should consult the complete label before using Purespray Green Spray Oil 13E.

Purespray Green Spray Oil 13E can be used for control, suppress or deter several additional pests on the following crops as outlined below:

New Pest(s) and Crop(s) Rate (L/ha) Maximum apps per season Application Interval (days)
Control of rosy apple aphid on APPLES 10 L

(summer spray);

10-20 L

(post-harvest spray)

8 summer, 2 dormant not specified
Suppression of powdery mildew and spider mites on FIELD-GROWN FRUITING VEGETABLES 10 L in 1000 L water (1% solution) 8 7 – 14 days
Suppression of powdery mildew, mites and thrips; deter feeding by aphids and whiteflies on GH-GROWN FRUITING VEGETABLES 10 L in 1000 L water (1% solution) 8 7 – 14 days
Suppression of powdery mildew and spider mites on FIELD-GROWN CUCURBIT VEGETABLES 10 L in 1000 L water (1% solution) 8 7 – 14 days
Suppression of powdery mildew, mites and thrips; deter feeding by aphids and whiteflies on GH-GROWN CUCURBIT VEGETABLES 10 L in 1000 L water (1% solution) 8 7 – 14 days
Suppression of spider mites; deter feeding by aphids on BERRIES AND SMALL FRUITS; Suppression of powdery mildew on blackberry, buffaloberry, cloudberry, currant, elderberry, gooseberry, jostaberry, juneberry, raspberry, strawberry 10 L in 1000 L water (1% solution) 8 7 – 14 days
Suppression of spider mites on CHESTNUTS, HAZELNUTS 10 L in 1000 L water (1% solution) 8 10 – 14 days
Suppression of powdery mildew and spider mites; deter feeding by aphids on HOPS 10 L in 1000 L water (1% solution) 8 10 – 14 days

Purespray Green Spray Oil 13E should be used in an integrated pest management program and in rotation with other management strategies to adequately manage resistance. Purespray Green Spray Oil 13E is toxic to aquatic organisms. Do not contaminate aquatic habitats when spraying or when cleaning and rinsing spray equipment or containers.

Purespray Green Spray Oil 13E can be used in organic production systems, however producers are advised to consult with their organic certifying body.

Follow all other precautions and directions for use on the Purespray Green Spray Oil 13E label carefully.

We also wish to acknowledge the personnel of the Pest Management Regulatory Agency for evaluating and approving this pest management tool and Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc. for supporting these label expansions in Canada.

For a copy of the new minor use label contact your local crop specialist, regional supply outlet or visit the PMRA label site http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/pest/registrant-titulaire/tools-outils/label-etiq-eng.php

Note: This article is not intended to be an endorsement or recommendation for this particular product, but rather a notice of registration activity

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