Yes, Arena .25 Granules is labeled for leafminers.
You should start applying Arena .25 Granules per the product label: For preventive applications: Make applications through peak egg hatch of target species. Use the upper end of the rate range if application is made 60 days or more prior to peak adult flight and/or egg lay. Treatment Applications: For applications after egg hatch or when obvious turf damage has occurred use the upper end of the rate range.
Most people are able to recall what month they have noticed damage in the past and they start making application a couple of weeks before that. For more specific timing you should call your local cooperative extension office as they will be able to narrow down the timing in your area.
Arena .25 Granules is applied to non-bearing fruit and nut trees in landscaped areas per the product label instructions for application. Azera Insecticide is a fast-acting contact insecticide used in organic production to control soft and hard bodied insects that damage crops, including walnut caterpillars. We also offer PyGanic Gardening that is labeled for eradicating caterpillars on pecan trees.
Arena Granules should be applied with a spreader according to the product label. Please refer to the calibration chart for your spreader below for the setting information. If your spreader is not listed, please contact the manufacturer of your spreader for more information.
Unopened and stored in a temerature controlled environment and out of direct sunlight, a bag of Arena .25 Granules has a shelf life of 3-5 years. Once opened, it’s good for 3 years, as long it is properly stored in the above mentioned conditions. Extreme heat or cold can cause the active ingedient to break down and become ineffective.
Per the Arena .25 Granules product label at a rate of 80 to 160 lbs per acre. Do not apply more than 160 lbs per acre per year. The Arena .25 Granules will only treat the grubs, but not the moles themselves. If you get rid of the grubs in your lawn that should eliminate the moles as that is their food source. You can also treat the moles with a product like Talprid Bait or Giant Destroyer Smoke Bomb/Gasser.
The rate for Arena .25 Granules per the product label on shrubs is 0.5 to 1.0 lb/ft of height 5 to 10 lbs per 10 cumulative ft of height. For treatment of individual shrubs or trees, broadcast Arena 0.25 G Insecticide evenly on soil around base of plant within 18 inches of the trunk. Pull back mulch prior to application if mulch is more than 1 inch thick. Irrigate after application with enough water to dissolve granules and move product into root zone.