New York approves insecticide label expansion

03/29/2013 11:21:00 AM
Vicky Boyd

Mustang Maxx logoThe New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has approved a label change for Mustang Maxx insecticide from Philadelphia-based FMC Corp. that allows its use on several additional crops.

Those crops include berries; root, tuber and cucurbit vegetables; pome fruit; grapes; cilantro and turnip greens, according to the label.

Among the pest it targets are loopers, flea beetles, cutworms, alfalfa weevils, potato leafhoppers and green peach aphids.

Mustang Max, which contains the active ingredient zeta-cypermethrin—a pyrethroid, is a federal restricted-use pesticide.

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