EPA grants Section 18s to two marmorated stink bug insecticides

06/07/2013 12:14:00 PM
Vicky Boyd

Environmental Protetction AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency has granted Section 18—emergency use exemption—requests for two dinotefuran insecticides to control brown marmorated stink bugs in stone and pome fruit.

They are Venum from Valent U.S.A. Corp. and Scorpion from Gowan Co., according to a University of Delaware grower newsletter

The Section 18 expires Oct. 15.

Users must have a copy of the label in their possession before they make an application.

For more information, contact David Pyne at the Delaware Department of Agriculture, David.Pyne@state.de.us.

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