Astro Insecticide

Astro Insecticide

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Product Overview

The FMC Astro Insecticide is the most cost effective and best solution in eliminating pests. It effectively controls leafhoppers, beetles, borers, cutworms and others without damaging the bottom line. It's an insecticide that works well even after long use, It will not be washed away with rainfall or irrigation. With it's quick knockdown and long residual feature, this insecticide is the most convenient way of monitoring, controlling and finally eliminating known pests with fewer callbacks. This can be applied with ground and aerial equipment for maximum coverage. It is one of the most cost effective tree care products when used at the rates on the label.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient: Permethrin 36.8%
Target pests: Ants, Aphids, Bagworms, Borers, Beetles, Chinch Bugs, Cutworms, Gypsy Moth Caterpillars, Japanese Beetles, Leafminers, Mealybugs, Pill Bugs, Sod Webworms, Tent Caterpillars, Webworms, White Flies and others
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For use in: Commercial & Residential Indoors & Outdoors: Greenhouses, Interiorscapes, Plantscapes, Lawns, Ornamental Shrubs & Trees, Outside Surfaces of Buildings, Perimeters, Residential Fruit & Nut Trees
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Application: Foliar Applications: 4 - 8 oz. per 100 gallons of water
Trunk & Stem Applications to Control Borers & Beetles: 1 - 5.3 qt. per 100 gallons of water (Completely Cover Trunks & Stems 10 ft. from the Ground)
* See label for complete application instructions
Pet safe: Yes, if used as directed on Label
Formulation: Professional Product
NOT FOR SALE TO: CT, NY (Restricted to Commercial Applicators)
Shipping Weight: 9.85 lbs
Manufacturer: FMC (Mfg. Number: 10000810)
UPC: 706927837988
EPA Registration: 279-3141

Details

Astro may be used to control insects on ornamentals and lawns in landscaped areas around residential, institutional, public, commercial and industrial buildings, parks, recreational areas and athletic fields.

Application Tips:

  • Apply Astro when insects appear or when you notice they’ve been feeding. 
  • For foliar insect applications, apply 4 to 8 ounces per 100 gallons, completely covering foliage. 
  • For trunk and stem applications to control borers and beetles, apply 1.0 to 5.3 quarts per 100 gallons, completely covering trunks and stems up to 10 feet from the ground.

Ornamentals in greenhouses and interiorscapes, in residential landscaped areas, around institutional, public, commercial and industrial buildings, parks, recreational areas and athletic fields, use 4 to 8 ounces per 100 gallons of water.

Ornamental trees, use 1 to 5 quarts per 100 gallons of water.

Lawns (around residential, institutional, public, commercial and industrial buildings, parks, recreational areas and athletic fields, use 0.4 to o.8 ounces per 1,000 square feet.

Fruit & Nut Trees (Residential Only), use 1/4 to 1 teaspoon per gallon of water per 436 square feet.

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Question about applying astro insecticide

hi, can you let me know the setting to spray fmc astro using a dial n spray hose end sprayer. how many ounces per gallon should i set it at. i am basically spraying my lansdcape for tock and flea control. thanks

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FMC Astro Insecticide is mixed 0.4 - 0.8 oz per gallon of water when treating lawn pest. Therefore, a easy recommended setting would be 0.75 oz on a hose end sprayer.

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How long after an application of FMC Astro Insecticide before kids, people and pets can be in the treated area?
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After an application of FMC Astro Insecticide has had time to dry completely it will not be harmful to children, pets or people in the treated area. In general, it will take a couple of hours to dry completely.    

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Can I use FMC Astro Insecticide on my peach tree?

I want to be able to eat them.

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Yes, FMC Astro Insecticide is labeled to be used on peach trees. Do not harvest fruit within 14 days of application. 

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How many quarts FMC Astro Insecticide at .05qt per 1 gall water to treat a 10' pine tree?
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 FMC Astro Insecticide  should be mixed at .4 oz per gallon water to treat your pine tree per FMC manufacturer. Keep in mind water is the carrier so if it is more than 1 gallon water that will halp carry the product further.

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What is the best lawn mixing ratio using FMC Astro Insecticide for Army worms?
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FMC Astro Insecticide is mixed 0.4 - 0.8 oz per gallon of water when treating lawn pests. 

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