BeleafTM 50 SG Insecticide label expanded via Minor Use Program for management of aphids & Lygus bugs on strawberries in Canada

J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of an URMULE registration for BeleafTM Insecticide for control of aphids and suppression of Lygus bugs on low growing berries, crop subgroup 13-07G in Canada. The low growing berries include bearberry, bilberry, lowbush blueberry, cloudberry, cranberry, lingonberry, muntries, partridgeberry and strawberries. BeleafTM Insecticide was already labeled for use on a number of crops in Canada for control of insects.

This minor use project was submitted by Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Pest Management Centre (AAFC-PMC) in 2012 as a result of minor use priorities established by growers and extension personnel.

The following is provided as an abbreviated, general outline only. Users should consult the
complete label before using BeleafTM Insecticide.

CG 13-07G low growing berries

Aphids, Lygus bugs (incl tarnished plant bugs

Rate (kg/ha)
0.12 – 0.16 (aphids)
0.2 (Lygus)

3 per year;
Minimum 7 day interval

PHI (days)

BeleafTM Insecticide is toxic to certain beneficial insects and non-target terrestrial plants. Do not apply this product or allow drift to other crops or non-target areas. Do not contaminate off-target areas or aquatic habitats when spraying or when cleaning and rinsing spray equipment or containers.

Follow all other precautions and directions for use on the BeleafTM label carefully.

For a copy of the new minor use label contact your local crop specialist, regional supply outlet or visit the PMRA label site 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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