Imidacloprid Re-Evaluation Update
Imidacloprid (Admire 240 F, Alias 240 SC) is an insecticide which belongs to the Group 4A neonicotinoids. Currently, this active ingredient is registered on apples for control of mullein bug, leafhopper, tentiform leafminer, rosy apple aphid and green apple aphid.
The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently released a proposed re-evaluation decision for imidacloprid and is accepting public comments until February 21, 2017 (90 calendar days from publication). A summary of this decision is outlined below. For contact information, see the PMRA Publications Section. To read the official summary of the consultation document, see Proposed Re-evaluation Decision PRVD2016-20. All comments/suggestions received by the PMRA prior to February 21, 2017 will be considered and a science-based approach will be applied in making a final decision on imidacloprid.
Important information for apple growers:
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