J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph
The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for Delegate™ Insecticide for control of European apple sawfly on apples, European corn borer on snap beans and a reduced PHI use pattern for cherries, plums and apricots for spotted wing drosophila management in Canada. Delegate™ Insecticide was already labeled for use on a number of crops in Canada for control of insects.
These various minor use projects were submitted by New Brunswick, Ontario and British Columbia between 2014 and 2015 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 be making pest management decisions within a robust IPM program and should consult the complete label before using Delegate™ Insecticide.
Delegate™ Insecticide is toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment, drift or residues on flowering crops or weeds. Do not apply this product to flowering crops or weeds when bees are present. Delegate™ Insecticide is toxic to small mammals, 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 Delegate™ 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.
Note: This article is not intended to be an endorsement or recommendation for this particular product, but rather a notice of registration activity.