Bioprotec PLUS

Bioprotect PLUS against caterpillar





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Identification card icon Identification

Bioprotec PLUS is a foliar bio-insecticide that kills caterpillars containing a strain of Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki. Once ingested by the pest insect, this bacteria causes paralysis in the mouth parts and the digestive tract that then creates a general infection (sepsis). Once infected, the caterpillar stops feeding within a few hours and death occurs after 2 to 5 days.

It is essential to make a foliar application that will ensure complete coverage of the foliage on which the caterpillars feed, this will give optimal results. Generally, treatment is done after the eggs hatch, when the young larvae begin to feed actively.

Watch out for rain which can wash the product off the foliage and greatly reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. Make sure you have 6 hours of rain free weather after foliar application to avoid this problem.

Targeted crops in Canada

  • Greenhouse crops : tomatoes, lettuces, cucumbers, peppers, vegetable transplants, berries, ornamental plants, herbs, spices, wasabis and cannabis.
  • Field crops : Brassicaceae, alliaceae, berries, fruit trees, tomatoes, potatoes, vines, peppers, beans, sweet corn, hops, sea buckthorn, herbs and spices and sunflower.

  • Cabbage looper
  • Cabbage white
  • Diamondback moth
  • Budworms
  • Leek moth
  • Looper
  • Borer
  • Owlet moths

Always refer to the product label for the target crops and pests and the proposed doses to control them.

10 L Container

Sponge with nematodes

Liquid in 10 L container - Active ingredient: Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki. Type EVB113-19

Preparation instructions

Bioprotec PLUS is a water based formulation which may be applied undiluted or diluted with clean water.

  • Dilute with minimal quantities of clean water only when required to improve coverage.
  • If diluting with water, add the recommended amount of Bioprotec PLUS to the required amount of water in the spray tank.
  • Agitate as necessary to maintain suspension.
  • Avoid application when significant rainfall is imminent.
  • For early morning applications, foliage should not be wet with dew to the point of runoff.

Warning : do not allow spray mixture to stand in the sprayer for more than 18 hours. Please refer to the product label to find out all the application conditions.

Pre-harvest interval (PHI)

The pre-harvest interval (PHI) is 1 day.

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  • Bioprotect PLUS should be stored in the original container between 4°C and 20°C.
  • Product should be used within 18 mounths of the fate of manufacture.
  • After extended storage, shake or stir contents to assure uniform suspension.

Avertisssement

For the commercial market only.

Certificate of application of pesticides required to purchase. Accepted in organic production.

1 800-305-7714

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