Monterey B.t. Insecticide - Questions & Answers

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  • Asked by Tim from Baker City,oregon
    07/20/2013
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    I am looking for the product bacillus thuringiensis var. tenebrionsis aka san diego.
    I hope to use this product for control of potatoe beetle thank you
    A
    To control Potatoe Beetle, you could use Monterey B.T.  which contains bacillus thuringiensis For fruits and vegetables use 1.5 oz. per 3 gallons of water; on ornamentals apply 2 oz. per 3 gallons of water. Please follow the product label for application.
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  • Asked by Lynn from Yucaipa, Ca
    08/23/2013
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    I Need specific directions for Monterey B.t. (Lost direction label)
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    We are unsure what you are treating for but we have linked the product label instructions below:

    http://www.domyownpestcontrol.com/msds/MontereyBt-2-column-0911%2801%29_%281%29.pdf

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  • Asked by Bob from Detroit, Michigan
    10/19/2014
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    Can Monterey B.t. Be used as a systemic for pest control?
    I am a registered marijuana caregiver and think I may have pest in resevoir (possibly fungus gnat larvae.
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    Monterey B.t. is not a systemic insecticide. Please give us a call at 866-581-7378 so that we may be able to make an appropriate product recommendation and treatment plan.
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  • Asked by Lenny
    08/04/2018
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    Can Monterey BT be mixed with garden insect spray for caterpillars at the suggested ration for each?
    Can I mix 2oz/gal of Monterey insect spray with 1oz/3gal of BT??
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    Monterey B.t. Insecticide? is an organic OMRI rated insecticide and should not be mixed with any other insecticides.  Doing so would change its formula and composition and it would not longer work as intended.  Monterey B.t. Insecticide is mixed at 1.5 oz. per 3 gallons of water per 1,000 sq. ft. for Fruits and Vegetables and 2 oz. per 3 gallons of water per 1,000 sq. ft. for Ornamentals. 

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  • Asked by Rob from Haddam, Ct
    05/02/2017
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    Will Sevin Insecticide Granules kill gypsy moth caterpillars?
    Can I spray this on my house and deck areas?
    A

    Sevin Insecticide Granules are not labeled for Gypsy Moth Caterpillars. Monterey B.T. Insecticide is labeled for gypsy moth caterpillars and can be used on fruits, vegetables, ornamentals and shrubs. 

    Fruits and Vegetables: 1.5 oz. per 3 gallons of water per 1,000 sq. ft.
    Ornamentals  2 oz. per 3 gallons of water per 1,000 sq. ft.

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  • Asked by Anthony from Orlando
    07/01/2019
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    Can I use Monterey B.t. Insecticide on my lawn for moths?
    I have a month old lawn that somehow got moth. Can I use Monterey Bt?
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    Monterey B.t. Insecticide is not labeled for use on home lawns.  Bifen IT would be a better option.

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  • Asked by Linh from Perris, Ca
    01/28/2020
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    Can Monterey B.t. Insecticide be used in a cold fogger?
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    Monterey B.t. Insecticide should be applied with a handpump sprayer. It is not labeled to be used in a cold fogger. 

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  • Asked by Jeff from Southampton, Ny
    04/15/2017
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    Can Monterey B.t. Insecticide be sprayed in a backpack mister/sprayer to treat caterpillars in oak trees?
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    Monterey B.t. Insecticide can be applied in a hand pump sprayer or hose end applicator for applications to shade trees and ornamentals.

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  • Asked by Carol from Wilton, Nd
    05/27/2016
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    What do you use for cabbage moths?
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    Monterey BT would be a great option for use on insects that are commonly found on cabbage. The mixing ratio is 1.5 fl. oz. per 3 gallons of water. 

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  • Asked by Laverne from Santa Rosa
    08/03/2017
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    Will Monterey B.t. Insecticide also get rid of pesky spiders?
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    Monterey B.t. Insecticide is not labeled to treat for spiders.

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  • Asked by Vikky from Fl
    04/09/2017
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    Can I use Monterey BT Insecticide to kill diamond back moths?
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    Monterey B.t. Insecticide contains an active ingredient that is effective against them.  There is a great article by University of Florida here that might help as well.

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  • Asked by Gwen from Dunnellon, Fl
    05/29/2019
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    Will Monterey B.t. Insecticide help with flea's or ticks?
    Looking for a natural spray for my dog area
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    Monterey B.t. Insecticide is not labeled for fleas or ticks.  Wondercide Outdoor Pest Control - Lawn and Landscape would be a good natural product to use.

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