Southern AG Thuricide BT Caterpillar Control

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Southern AG Thuricide BT Caterpillar Control

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4.5 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.4

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Product Overview

Southern AG Thuricide BT Caterpillar Control is one of the best ways to keep your plants protected against the ravages of insects. Caterpillars and certain types of worms are the main pests that Southern AG Thuricide BT protects from the rest. These insects can destroy your garden, making it a priority to clear them out as soon as they are found. Apply at the first sign of infestation and then reapply at 5 to 7 day intervals. This can be applied up to an on the day of harvest. Thuricide must be carried into the insects gut while feeding, and after ingesting, the worms will stop feeding and will die.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient: Bacillus Thuringiensis In Liquid Form 98.35%
Target pests: Diamondback Moth, Cabbage Worm, Cabbage Looper, Fruit Tree Leaf-roller, Gypsy Moth, Orange Dog Caterpillar, Tomato Horn-worm, Tomato Fruit-worm, Tent Caterpillar and others
* See label for complete list
For use in: Residential Outdoors: Ornamental Flowering Plants, Shrubs & Trees; Ornamental Home Greenhouses; Fruit & Nut Trees, Vegetable Gardens
* See label for complete list
Application: Always shake or stir Thuricide BT Caterpillar Control thoroughly before use. Partially fill sprayer with water before adding the application rate amount of product, then mix in product thoroughly and add remaining amount of water. Spray leaf surfaces thoroughly, top and bottom for complete control. Agitate regularly while spraying. Use all of spray mixture within 24 hours. Fruits and vegetables: mix 1.5 fluid ounces per 3 gallons water (1 tablespoon per gallon) for a hand sprayer and apply to all plant foliage to cover an area of 1,000 square feet. Shade Trees & Ornamentals: Mix 2 fluid ounces per 3 gallons of water (4 teaspoons per gallon) for a hand sprayer or proportional amounts for a hose-end sprayer following manufacturer's directions.
Pet safe: Yes, if used as directed on Label
Shipping Weight: 0.62 lbs
Manufacturer: Southern Ag (Mfg. Number: 13021)
UPC: 051538130219
EPA Registration: 829-202

Details

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

GENERAL
Apply at first sign of infestation when worms are small and repeat at weekly intervals as needed to maintain control. Thuricide must be carried into the insects gut while feeding, to be effective. Thorough coverage of leaf surface is essential for best results. After ingesting Thuricide, worms stop feeding and will die within 2-3 days.

MIXING
SHAKE WELL before using - Pour recommended amount into 3/4 filled spray tank. Agitate and maintain agitation. Do not allow dilute spray to stand in tank more than a few hours. Combinations with most fungicides and stickers are not deleterious if used promptly. A Non-ionic spreader sticker, used sparingly, is recommended when applications must be made when frequent rainfall and heavy dews are anticipated. Do not combine with alkaline materials such as bordeaux mixture or lime sulfur During hot, sunny or windy weather, late afternoon and early evening applications produce better results. Apply to obtain thorough leaf coverage. Thuricide HPC, when applied at recommended rates, may be used up to the day of harvest.

RECOMMENDATIONS
THOROUGH COVERAGE IS ESSENTIAL. Apply indicated amount in each gallon of water and spray to obtain thorough coverage of foliage.

ORNAMENTALS SHRUBS, TREES, AND FLOWERING PLANTS: For the control of Tent caterpillar, Fall webworm, Oakmoth larvae, Oleander Caterpillar and Gypsy moth larvae use 4 teaspoonfuls per gallon. ORNAMENTALS IN HOME GREENHOUSES: For pests listed on this label use 2 tsp. per gallon.

VEGETABLES

Crops Pest Tsp./Gallon
Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Collards, Kale, Mustard and Turnip Greens Diamondback Moth, Cabbage Worm, Cabbage Looper 2-4
Beans, Beets, Carrots, Celery, Chard, Endive, Escarole, Garlic, Kohlrabi, Lentils, Lettuce, Onions, Parsley, Radishes, Spinach and Squash Cabbage Looper 2-4
Cucumbers and Melons Cabbage Looper 2-4
Eggplant and Peppers Tomato Hornworm 1-3
  Tomato Fruitworm, Cabbage Looper 2-4
Potatoes Cabbage Looper 2-4
Tomatoes Tomato Hornworm 1-3
  Cabbage Looper 2-4
Watermelons (FLA) Rindworm Complex 2

FRUITS & NUTS

Crop Pest Tsp./Gal
Almonds and Cherries Tent Caterpillar 2-4
Apples and Pears Tufted Apple Budmoth, Variegated Leafroller, Tent Caterpillar, Fruit Tree Leafroller and Gypsy Moth 2-4
Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries Omnivorous Leafroller 2-4
Filberts Tent Caterpillar, Filbert Leafroller 2-4
Grapes Grape Leaf Folder 2-4
Oranges Fruit Tree Leafroller 2-4
  Orange dog Caterpillar 2
Strawberries Cabbage Looper 2-4
Peaches and Nectarines Tent Caterpillar, Omnivorous Leafroller 2-4
Pecans and Walnuts Fall Webworm, Tent Caterpillar, Omnivorous leafroller 2-4
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  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Great Product

    By Connie on 09/20/2014

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    This is a product that I have used before and loved and couldn't purchace it at Home Depot anymore, for whatever reason they quit carrying it, so I ordered it from "Do my own pest control" and it was great. Got it in a couple of days with no problems at all. Highly reccomend!!

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  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Works Great!

    By Cindy on 08/28/2017

    NOTHING WORKED ~ Until I used THIS!!! Every day my husband would go out and pick off those little green caterpillars...but they would be back the next day, eating our geraniums, ruining the newly formed flower buds, and eating holes in the leaves!! I started using this two weeks ago ~ We have found only TWO caterpillars in the last two weeks!! IT WORKS!!!!

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • 4 of 5 Stars

    Caterpillar control

    By Melody on 06/24/2016

    I was late getting on the army worm or leaf curler, whichever but spraying every seven days has started controlling the damage and I am harvesting San Marzano, cherry, and beefsteak tomatoes from my 100 sq ft garden daily. The bugs like my brandy wines but I have kept them safe with the Bt. I should start to see the BW start to ripen within the week. Thank you

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  • 2 of 5 Stars

    Invested with gypsy moths

    By Aj on 06/15/2016

    Large investation, didn't have any luck controlling Cattierpillers. Not sure if it was the amount we had or product ability to kill them.

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Really good

    By Randy on 08/18/2016

    This stuff works! As soon as I started using it, the cabbage worms were gone. They were destroying them before I used the Thuricide. Very happy I got it.

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Questions & Answers

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Q
How long is Thuricide potent after opening?
A

Southern AG Thuricide HPC Concentrate will remain effective for 3-5 years from the date of purchase if it is stored at room temperature.

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Is there a new Thuricide that is brown in color?

Thuricide was always green. I ordered it online and it's brown. Any feedback?

A

Yes, Southern AG Thuricide BT Caterpillar Control has a new formulation which is now OMRI approved, and the color of the product is brown.

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Can Southern AG Thuricide HPC Concentrate be applied with a mist blower?
A
Southern AG Thuricide HPC Concentrate is not labeled for application with a mist blower. 
MIXING
SHAKE WELL before using - Pour recommended amount into 3/4 filled spray tank. Agitate and maintain agitation. Do not allow dilute spray to stand in tank more than a few hours. Combinations with most fungicides and stickers are not deleterious if used promptly. A Non-ionic spreader sticker, used sparingly, is recommended when applications must be made when frequent rainfall and heavy dews are anticipated. Do not combine with alkaline materials such as bordeaux mixture or lime sulfur During hot, sunny or windy weather, late afternoon and early evening applications produce better results. Apply to obtain thorough leaf coverage. Thuricide HPC, when applied at recommended rates, may be used up to the day of harvest.
It is only labled to be applied in a sprayer. Please let us know if you have any more questions.

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Is Southern AG Thuricide HPC Concentrateeffective for killing or controlling bag worms on my green arborvitaes

Locally I am told that only professional pest control companies have the insecticide that will do the trick.

A
Southern AG Thuricide HPC Concentrate  is not labeled for bag worms. Bifen IT  would be a gret product for Bagworms in green arborvitaes 

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Specific ingredients question: Southern AG Thuricide HPC Concentrate

Does this product contain mainly soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis **subspecies israelensis**?? I want to use it on my indoor ponytail palm to eradicate some flies infesting the soil. If not, can you recommend a similar non-toxic product? Thanks.

A
The Southern AG Thuricide HPC Concentrate contains 1.6% Bacillus Thuringiensis Kurstaki and 98.4% Inert Ingredients according to the MSDS sheet. This product is for outdoor use only so it cannot be used on indoor plants.

EcoVia is a very good insecticide that is green. It is made with plant oils.

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Southern AG Thuricide BT Caterpillar Control 4.5 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.4 (12 Reviews / 13 Q&A)

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