Management options for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

There are several products available for control or suppression of brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) in Canada. Up-to-date information and labels can be found on the Pest Management Regulatory website and on registrant's websites.

Actara 25 WG

Trade names: Actara 25 WG

Active ingredient: thiamethoxam

Formulation: wettable granule

Guaranteed active concentration: 25%

Group: 4

Ontario schedule: 3

PCP registration no.: 28408

Chemical family: neonicotinoid

Registrations:

  • Apple, crabapple, pear, oriental pear;
  • Bushberries (Crop Group 13-07B: Aronia berry, highbush blueberry, lowbush blueberry, buffalo currant, Chilean guava, black currant, red currant, elderberry, European barberry, gooseberry, highbush cranberry, edible honeysuckle, huckleberry, jostaberry, Juneberry, lingonberry, native currant, salal, sea buckthorn, cultivars, varieties, and/or hybrids of these);
  • Fruiting vegetables (Crop Group 8): eggplant, tomato, peppers (includes bell pepper, chilli pepper, cooking pepper, pimento, sweet pepper) tomatillo, ground cherry and pepino);
  • Outdoor nursery and landscape

Rates:

  • Apple, crabapple, pear, oriental pear: 385g/ha;
  • Bushberries: 280 g/ha;
  • Fruiting vegetables: 210 g/ha;
  • Outdoor nursery and landscape: 280 g/ha

Number of applications:

  • Apple, crabapple, pear, oriental pear: 2 per year (NOTE: Post-bloom application only);
  • Bushberries: 2 per year;
  • Fruiting vegetables: 2 per year;
  • Outdoor nursery and landscape: 1 per year

Application interval:

  • Apple, crabapple, pear, oriental pear: 10 days;
  • Bushberries: 7 days;
  • Fruiting vegetables: 7 days;
  • Outdoor nursery and landscape: NA

Days before harvest:

  • Apple, crabapple, pear, oriental pear: 60 days;
  • Bushberries: 3 days;
  • Fruiting vegetables: 1 day;
  • Outdoor nursery and landscape: NA

Re-entry Interval: 12 hours

Comments: There are no thresholds established for BMSB. Apply when the pest has been confirmed in the crop and at the first signs of damage. Early symptoms of crop injury may be difficult to diagnose. Damage is typically observed first near crops borders, near wild landscape hosts.

Full registrations: Actara 25 WG is fully registered on listed crops. Check the label for rates, days to harvest intervals, precautions and other details.

Manufacturer / Registrant: Syngenta Canada Inc.

Label: http://www.syngentafarm.ca/pdf/Labels/ACTARA_25WG_28408_en_pamphlet[1].pdf

 

Clutch 50 WDG

Trade names: Clutch 50 WDG

Active ingredient: clothianidin

Formulation: water dispersable granule

Guaranteed active concentration: 50%

Group: 4

Ontario schedule: 2

PCP registration no.: 29382

Chemical family: neonicotinoid

Registrations:

  • Grapes
  • Pome fruit (apple, pear, crabapple, oriental pear, loquat, mayhaw and quince)
  • Stone fruit (apricot, sweet and tart cherry, nectarine, peach, plum, prune and plumcot)

Rate:

  • Grapes: 210 g/ha
  • Pome fruit: 210-420 g/ha
  • Stone fruit: 210-420 g/ha

Number of applications:

  • Grapes: 2 per year
  • Pome fruit: 2 per year (NOTE: Post-bloom only. If making 2 applications do not exceed a total of 420 g/ha per season.)
  • Stone fruit: 2 per year (NOTE: Do not apply more than 2 applications per season and do not exceed 420g/ha per season.)

Application interval:

  • Grapes: 14 days
  • Pome fruit: 10-14 days
  • Stone fruit: 10-14 days

Days before harvest:

  • Grapes: 1 day
  • Pome fruit: 7 days
  • Stone fruit: 7 days

Re-entry Interval: 12 hours

Comments: There are no thresholds established for BMSB. Apply when the pest has been confirmed in the crop and at the first signs of damage. Early symptoms of crop injury may be difficult to diagnose. Damage is typically observed first near crops borders, near wild landscape hosts.

Full registrations: Clutch 50 WDG is fully registered on listed crops. Check the label for rates, days to harvest intervals, precautions and other details.

Manufacturer / Registrant: Valent Canada, Inc.

Label: http://www.valent.ca/valentus/Data/Labels/20130207_2013-0573.CLUTCH%20WDG%20INSECTICIDE.STRAWBERRY.E_FINAL.pdf

 

Lannate Toss-N-Go

Trade names: Lannate Toss-N-Go

Active ingredient: methomyl

Formulation: soluble powder

Guaranteed active concentration: 90%

Group: 1A

Ontario schedule: 2

PCP registration no.: 10868

Chemical family: carbamate

Registrations:

  • Apples
  • Peas
  • Wheat
  • Oats
  • Barley
  • Snap beans
  • Sweet Corn
  • Tomatoes

(NOTES: Do not apply to Early MacIntosh, Wealthy or Summer Glo Apple varieties. *** Pilot should not assist in the mixing and loading operations. Apply a minimum of 22.5 L water per ha.)

Rate:

  • Apples: 2100 g/ha
  • Peas: 510 g/ha
  • Wheat: 540 g/ha
  • Oats: 540 g/ha
  • Barley: 540 g/ha
  • Snap beans: 555 g/ha
  • Sweet corn: 625 g/ha
  • Tomatoes: 540 g/ha

Number of applications:

  • Apples: 1 per year
  • Peas: 1 per year
  • Wheat: 2 per year
  • Oats: 2 per year
  • Barley: 2 per year
  • Snap beans: 1 per year
  • Sweet corn: 3 per year
  • Tomatoes: 2 per year

Application interval:

  • Apples: NA
  • Peas: NA
  • Wheat: 5-7 days
  • Oats: 5-7 days
  • Barley: 5-7 days
  • Snap beans: NA
  • Sweet corn: 5-7 days
  • Tomatoes: 5-7 days

Days before harvest:

  • Apples: 8 days
  • Peas: 1 day
  • Wheat: 20 days
  • Oats: 20 days
  • Barley: 20 days
  • Snap beans: 7 days
  • Sweet corn: 3 days
  • Tomatoes: 1 day

Re-entry interval:

  • Apples: 5 days thinning, 12 hours other activities
  • Peas: 12 hours
  • Wheat: 12 hours
  • Oats: 12 hours
  • Barley: 12 hours
  • Snap beans: 12 hours
  • Sweet corn: 18 days hand detasseling, 12 hours other activities
  • Tomatoes: 12 hours

Precautions: Do not apply to Early MacIntosh, Wealthy or Summer Glo Apple varieties.

Comments: There are no thresholds established for BMSB. Apply when the pest has been confirmed in the crop and at the first signs of damage. Early symptoms of crop injury may be difficult to diagnose. Damage is typically observed first near crops borders, near wild landscape hosts.

Full registrations: Lannate Too-N-Go is is fully registered on listed crops. Check the label for rates, days to harvest intervals, precautions and other details.

Manufacturer / Registrant: E.I. Du Pont Canada Company

Label: http://www2.dupont.com/Crop_Protection/en_CA/assets/downloads/Lannate_10868_20120925_Label.pdf

 

Malathion 85E

Trade names: Malathion 85E

Active ingredient: malathion

Formulation: emulsifiable concentrate

Guaranteed active concentration: 85%

Group: 1B

Ontario schedule:

PCP registration no.: 8372

Chemical family: organophosphate

Registrations:

  • Apples and pears
  • Apricots
  • Blackberry, boysenberry, dewberry, loganberry; blueberries
  • Cherries and plums
  • Grapes
  • Peaches
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Beans
  • Celery
  • Swiss chard and watercress
  • Cucumbers, pumpkins and squash
  • Eggplant
  • Lettuce head
  • Lettuce leaf
  • Melons
  • Peas
  • Peppers
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
  • Corn, barley, oats, rye and wheat
  • Lentils
  • Dry peas
  • Outdoor ornamentals
  • Rate:
  • Apples and pears: 1220 mL/ha
  • Apricots: 1220 mL/ha
  • Blackberry, boysenberry, dewberry, loganberry: 975 mL/ha
  • Blueberries: 1000 mL/ha
  • Cherries and plums: 880 mL/ha
  • Grapes: 880 mL/ha
  • Peaches: 855 mL/ha
  • Raspberries: 1345 mL/ha
  • Strawberries: 975 mL/ha
  • Beans: 1345 mL/ha
  • Celery, Swiss chard and watercress: 1100 mL/ha
  • Cucumbers, pumpkins and squash: 880 mL/ha
  • Eggplant: 1345mL/ha
  • Lettuce head: 1345 mL/ha
  • Lettuce leaf: 1345 mL/ha
  • Melons: 1345 mL/ha
  • Peas: 1100 mL/ha
  • Peppers: 1345 mL/ha
  • Spinach: 1345 mL/ha
  • Tomatoes: 975 mL/ha
  • Corn, barley, oats, rye and wheat: 1345mL/ha
  • Lentils: 830 mL/ha Dry peas: 1100 mL/ha
  • Outdoor ornamentals: 1220 mL/ha

Number of applications:

  • Apples and pears: 2 per year
  • Apricots: 2 per year
  • Blackberry, boysenberry, dewberry, loganberry: 2 per year
  • Blueberries: 3 per year
  • Cherries and plums: 2 per year
  • Grapes: 1 per year
  • Peaches: 2 per year
  • Raspberries: 2 per year
  • Strawberries: 2 per year
  • Beans: 2 per year
  • Celery, Swiss chard and watercress: 1 per year
  • Cucumbers, pumpkins and squash: 2 per year
  • Eggplant: 2 per year
  • Lettuce head: 1 per year
  • Lettuce leaf: 1 per year
  • Melons: 2 per year
  • Peas: 2 per year
  • Peppers: 2 per year
  • Spinach: 2 per year
  • Tomatoes: 2 per year
  • Corn, barley, oats, rye and wheat: 4-5 per year
  • Lentils: 2 per year
  • Dry peas: 2 per year

Outdoor ornamentals: 5 per year

Application interval: As required

Days before harvest:

  • Apples and pears: 3 days
  • Apricots: 7 days
  • Blackberry, boysenberry, dewberry, loganberry: 7 days
  • Blueberries: 1 day
  • Cherries and plums: 3 days
  • Grapes: 3 days
  • Peaches: 7 days
  • Raspberries: 1 day
  • Strawberries: 3 days
  • Beans: 3 days
  • Celery, Swiss chard and watercress: 7 days
  • Cucumbers, pumpkins and squash: 3 days
  • Eggplant: 3 days
  • Lettuce head: 3 days
  • Lettuce leaf: 14 days
  • Melons: 3 days
  • Peas: 3 days
  • Peppers: 3 days
  • Spinach: 7 days
  • Tomatoes: 3 days
  • Corn, barley, oats, rye and wheat: 5 days (corn), 7 days (cereals)
  • Lentils: 14 days
  • Dry peas: 3 days
  • Outdoor ornamentals: NA

Re-entry interval: 12 hours

Comments: There are no thresholds established for BMSB. Apply when the pest has been confirmed in the crop and at the first signs of damage. Early symptoms of crop injury may be difficult to diagnose. Damage is typically observed first near crops borders, near wild landscape hosts.

Full registrations: Malathion 85E is fully registered on listed crops. Check the label for rates, days to harvest intervals, precautions and other details.

Manufacturer / Registrant: Loveland products Canada Inc. / United Agriproducts Canada

Label: http://www.uap.ca/products/documents/MALATHION85E.STINKBUG2012-2062..E.pdf


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: Hannah Fraset - Entomology Program Lead (Hort)/OMAF and MRA
Creation Date: 15 August 2013
Last Reviewed: 15 August 2013