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Identification & Functionality
Oriental Fruit Moth Identification -Grapholita molesta
NET WEIGHT: 250 mg active ingredients per dispenser.
CheckMate® OFM Dispenser Features & Benefits
This easy-to-deploy product releases the sex pheromone of the OFM pest continuously throughout the orchard, reducing adult males’ ability to find females to disrupt the mating cycle and suppress pest populations. CheckMate® OFM utilizes Suterra’s proprietary release technology and is compatible with all integrated pest management (IPM) tools. This product is also suitable for organic production. Suterra formulates and synthesizes pheromone ourselves in our state-of-the-art facility in Bend, Oregon. All of Suterra’s mating disruption products are harmless to all other living organisms and beneficial insects.
- Reduces Oriental Fruit Moth (OFM) populations and damage
- Fights insecticide resistance
- Easy-to-deploy proprietary pheromone release technology
- One application offers season-long solution
- Compatible with all IPM tools
- Suitable for organic production
- Does not harm beneficial insects
Applications & Uses
Stone fruit and other crops where OFM is present Visible fruit damage usually occurs at the end of each OFM flight Yield losses due to larvae feeding on the fruit Monitor mating disruption effectiveness using delta trap with OFM BioLure® Monitor overall populations in traps with pheromones as bait Hang traps early in the season One set of traps per 10-25 acres; at least 2 traps per block Check traps weekly, replacing lures every 8 weeks Replace trap bottoms as needed to ensure stickines.Visible fruit damage usually occurs at the end of each OFM flight Yield losses due to larvae feeding on the fruit.
- Distribute throughout the orchard according to your hang pattern
- Place inside the canopy at mid-height
- Hook on sturdy, thumb-size branches
DIRECTIONS FOR USE It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
CheckMate® OFM Dispenser is a behavior modifying biochemical product (pheromone) which functions by mating disruption. It is to be used in pest management programs for control of oriental fruit moth (Grapholita molesta), macadamia nut borer (Cryptophlebia ombrodelta), and koa seedworm (Cryptophlebia illepida).
Technical Details & Test Data
CheckMate® OFM dispensers hindered the ability of males to find pheromone traps as compared to areas treated with grower standard practices.
The addition of CheckMate® OFM dispener into a comprehensive IPM program, cuts Oriental Fruit Moth damage by 50% or more.
Safety & Health
HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed, absorbed through the skin, or inhaled. Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Avoid breathing vapor. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Wear chemical resistant gloves and protective eyeware.
FOR TERRESTERIAL USES: Do not apply to water, or to areas where surface water is present or to intertidal areas below the high water mark.
Storage & Handling
DO NOT contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal.
PESTICIDE STORAGE: Store container in cool place until used. Reseal containers immediately after use. Store unused product in a refrigerator or freezer not used for food storage. PESTICIDE DISPOSAL: Wastes resulting from the use of this product may be disposed of on-site or at an approved disposal facility.
CONTAINER DISPOSAL: Plastic Containers: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Triple rinse (or equivalent). Then offer for recycling or reconditioning or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or incineration, or, if allowed by state and local authorities, by burning. If burned stay out of smoke. Bag/Cardboard Box: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Dispose of empty bag/cardboard box in a sanitary landfill or by incineration, or, if allowed by state and local authorities, by burning. If burned stay out of smoke.