When using Permethrin SFR 36.8% for mole crickets the product label states you use 0.4 – 0.8 fl. oz. of Permethrin SFR in 4 to 25 gallons of water per 1000 square feet. Use the higher rate for fast knockdown and increased residual control. If you’re using the higher rate of 0.8 oz per 1000 sq ft, that would require 35.2 ounces for an acre. Dense or excessive (greater than 3 inches) lawn height and arid conditions may require higher volume application rates. Repeat application if necessary. Application in combination with compatible surfactants or wetting agents may enhance penetration.
Permethrin SFR 36.8% is applieid at 0.4-0.8 fl oz to 4-25 gallons of water per 1,000 sq ft for applications to lawns for ticks.
There are 3 mix rates for applying Permethrin SFR 36.8% with one gallon of water when treating fire ant mounds. Typically you would use the low or mid rate for treating fire ant mounts unless the mounds are greater than 12 inches in diameter per the product label. You can find the mix rate Chart on page 14 of the product label:
Mix Rates per one gallon of water: Low:0.5% (1.6 fl oz), Mid:1.0% (3.3 fl oz), High: 2% (6.6 fl oz). If using 2 gallons of water to treat the mounds, you will double the mix rate.
Permethrin SFR would be a great choice for indoor and outdoor tick control. We would also recommend adding an insect growth regulator such as Archer IGR in addition to the Permethrin to stop the ticks from being able to reproduce while you are trying to eliminate the infestation. Please see our Tick Treatment Guide for more information about this pest.
No, you do not need to water the lawn after applying Permethrin SFR 36.8% since you are already using 4 to 25 gallons of water every 1,000 sq ft. The water is acting as the carrier – Per the prodcut label Mix 0.4 – 0.8 fl. oz. of Permethrin SFR in 4 to 25 gallons of water per 1000 square feet.Use the higher rate for fast knockdown and increased residual control. Dense or excessive (greater than 3 inches) lawn height and arid conditions may require higher volume application rates. Repeat application if necessary. Application in combination with compatible surfactants or wetting agents may enhance penetration
Permethrin SFR needs to be down for at least 6 hours prior to rain for it to be rainfast but preferably up to 24hrs.
Yes, Permethrin SFR 36.8% can be used indoors.
We would recommend using Permethrin SFR 36.8% at the rate of 1 2/3 oz. per gallon water for ticks. It would also be a good idea to incorporate an insect growth regulator (IGR) such as Archer IGR for complete control of ticks. All of these products are pet safe if used as directed. Pets need to be kept out of the area being treated during application and until everything is completely dry.
Please look over our Tick Control Guide for more information on treating and preventing this pest.
No, Permethrin SFR 36.8% is not labeled for mites in a home; it is only labeled to eliminate mites in livestock premises.
Yes, Per the product label of Permethrin SFR 36.8% you would use 1 to 2 quarts per 100 gallons of water and apply to the lower branches and trunks prior to asult emergence. Adult emergence varies according to pest species, host trees, environmenta conditions and geographical location. Thprough coverage of bark is required for control.
Permethrin SFR 36.8% would not be a recommended product as a soil drench for Ash Borers as it is not a systemic and will only kill the insects that contact the treated soil. Dominion 2L is labeled to use on trees to help protect against boring beetles. Treatments should begin in May or June and should be done every year to protect trees from the Emerald Ash Borers. Most people use a 5 gallon bucket or a large watering can to apply Dominion as a soil drench. You will need 0.1 to 0.2 fl. oz. (3 to 6 mL) of Dominion 2L per inch of trunk diameter for trees. It is recommended that you use the higher rate for boring beetles. The amount of water that is used will vary depending on soil conditions and volumes that are easy for applicators to use. The minimum amount of water that should be used is 1 pint per inch of trunk diameter for trees but you may use 1 quart -1 gallon of water per inch of trunk diameter for trees. Denser soils such as clay do not accept water as readily, so the lower volume of water is suggested. Since sandy soils can accept more water, using the higher volume of water is preferred. After the soil drench has been applied you should water it in with at east 1/2 inch of water. Note: Water simply acts as a carrier and it is important that even distribution of the product is achieved. Thus, more water may be used if the applicator feels runoff will not occur and proper penetration of the root zone is achieved. Insecticides applied to the soil are taken up by the roots and trans-located throughout the tree or shrub. Root/soil drenches offer the advantage of requiring no special equipment to apply (other than a bucket or watering can). However, surface layers of organic matter, such as mulch or leaf litter, can bind the insecticide and reduce uptake. Before applying drenches, it is important to remove or pull back any mulch or dead leaves so the insecticide solution is poured directly on the mineral soil. It is also important to keep the soil around the tree or shrub moist for the next 10-14 days after applications to encourage uptake.