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. (Actara 25 WG Label)

 

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. (Clutch 50 WDG Label)

 

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 Toss-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 (Lannate Toss-N-Go Label)

 


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: Hannah Fraser - Entomologist - Horticulture/OMAFRA
Creation Date: 15 August 2013
Last Reviewed: 20 August 2018