Kopa Insecticidal Soap is a specially-designed organic insecticidal soap made with potassium salt of fatty acid that can serve as an insecticide, miticide, and fungicide. It provides broad-spectrum activity on pests like aphids, mites, caterpillars, sawfly larvae, mealybugs, and leafhoppers. Controls powdery mildew. Works on pests by suffocation and disruption of cell membranes. Also causes dehydration of pests through removing protective waxes. Does not leave any residual effects on beneficial plants and can be used for organic production. Best used in greenhouses, ornamentals, outdoor and field production. For use on herbs, spices, nuts, vegetables, and other listed plants.
Ornamental and shade trees including flower and foliage plants in greenhouse and outdoors. Pome, stone fruits, small fruits and vegetables both in field and outdoor production, Herbs and spices, Hops, coffee and others.
Application rates vary based on pests and area being treated. See label for complete application instructions.
This product may be hazardous to aquatic invertebrates. Do not apply directly to water, or to areas where surface water is present or to intertidal areas below the mean high water mark. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment washwater or rinsate.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Read all directions for use before applying. Do not apply this product in a way that will contact workers or other persons, either directly or through drift. Only protected handlers may be in the area during application. For any requirements specific to your State or Tribe, consult the agency responsible for pesticide regulation.
For field applications apply 2% formulation, 2 gal of product/100 gal of water (4.07 lb Tech/gal), at a rate of 75 to 200 gal/acre (6.10 to 16.26 lbs ai/acre) using ground spray equipment. For best results commence treatment when infestation is first noticed. Thoroughly spray insect pests or powdery mildew on plants with diluted product to wetting. Minimize run-off to reduce plant injury on sensitive plants. KOPA INSECTICIDAL SOAP is a contact spray and is effective in its liquid state. Pests need to be contacted with spray solution to be effective. Efforts should be made to thoroughly reach all plant parts including undersides of leaves. Repeat treatment every one to two weeks as needed. Apply to a maximum of three consecutive applications to ensure plant injury does not occur. Additional applications may be possible if previous experience with repeat applications of the product under the same conditions have not produced plant injury. May be used on edible crops up to and including day of harvest after a minimum spray interval of 12 hours.