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New Reduced HARVANTA Rate Recommendation for Colorado Potato Beetle Control


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Summit Agro USA has issued a new reduced rate recommendation for its HARVANTA insecticide for control of Colorado potato beetle. This recommendation reduces the rate for controlling this damaging pest to as low as 5.5 fluid ounces of HARVANTA per acre. The rate reduction is allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under section 2(ee) of FIFRA.

 This new recommendation for HARVANTA allows potato growers to decrease the chemical load on their fields while controlling Colorado potato beetle even when larger larvae or adults are present.

“The active ingredient in HARVANTA is CYCLAPRYN, which utilizes less active ingredient per acre than most other diamide insecticides,” said Eric Tedford, field R&D manager for Summit Agro. “This is supported by field data showing the effectiveness of HARVANTA at low rates versus standard treatments for Colorado potato beetle.”

The HARVANTA 2(ee) recommendation applies to key potato production states, specifically, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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HARVANTA 50SL insecticide crop import tolerances are in the process of being established. Confirm that tolerances required for the export of your crop have been obtained prior to use.

HARVANTA 50SL insecticide may not be registered for sale or use in all states or counties. Please check with your local extension service to ensure registration status.

HARVANTA and CYCLAPRYN are inventions and registered trademarks of Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd. and are manufactured and developed by ISK Biosciences Corporation

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