Active Ingredient: 100g/litre alpha-cypermethrin
Chemical Group: Synthetic pyrethroid
Formulation: Emulsifiable concentrate
General: Bestseller 100EC is a quick acting synthetic pyrethroid insecticide which works through contact activity and ingestion. It is not systemic. Thorough plant coverage is essential.
Resistance Management: Brassicas – To minimise the development of resistance to synthetic pyrethroids apply only in the period from February to August. Use insecticides of a different mode of action during September to the end of January.
Onions – Refer to supplier or adviser for the local integrated Pest Management programme. A cluster of 3-4 sprays should be made from early January in response to crop monitoring when the threshold of thrip numbers has been exceeded. Ensure good cultural practices such as removal of self-sets.
Compatibility: Bestseller 100EC is compatible with most commonly used fungicides and insecticides.
Mixing: Add the required amount of Bestseller 100EC directly into the spray tank with agitator operating. Maintain agitation during application.
IT IS AN OFFENCE for users of this product to cause residues exceeding the relevant MRL in the New Zealand (Maximum Residue Limits of Agricultural Compounds) Food Standards.
Withholding periods: Tomatoes – 1 day; Vegetable Brassicas – 3 days; Onions – 14 days; Sweetcorn – 7 days; Do not graze or feed treated maize or sweetcorn stubble to livestock within 14 days of application. Pasture – Do not graze pasture within 7 days of application or cut for stock food within 14 days of application. Unless otherwise specified rates are suggested for high volume spraying to just before run-off. For concentrate spraying, adjust dilution rate accordingly.
Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997, Approval No. P5689