Parsnip-Flea beetle

Includes Epitrix spp.

Pest description, crop damage and life history

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Management-chemical control: HOME USE

  • azadirachtin (neem oil)-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • carbaryl
  • cyfluthrin
  • imidacloprid
  • pyrethrins-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • spinosad-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • alpha-cypermethrin (Fastac EC) at 0.014 to 0.025 lb ai/a. PHI 1 day. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 7 days. Do not exceed 0.075 lb ai/a per season.
  • bifenthrin (Brigade WSB) at 0.08 to 0.1 lb ai/a. PHI 21 days. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 7 days. Do not exceed 0.5 lb ai/a per season.
  • carbaryl (Sevin 4F) at 0.5 to 1 lb ai/a. PHI 14 days. REI 12 hr. Allow at least 7 days between applications. Do not exceed six applications or 6 lb ai/a per season. Limit 5 treataments.
  • deltamethrin (Delta Gold) at 0.018 to 0.028 lb ai/a. PHI 3 days. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 3 days. Do not exceed 0.14 lb ai/a per season.
  • imidacloprid (Admire Pro) at 0.25 to 0.38 lb ai/a soil; 0.043 lb ai/a foliar. PHI 21 days soil; 7 days foliar. REI 12 hr. Do not exceed 0.38 lb ai/a soil or 0.13 lb ai/a foliar per season. Retreatment interval 5 days foliar.
  • imidacloprid (Provado, Prey) at 0.044 lb ai/a. PHI 7 days. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 5 days. Do not exceed 0.23 lb ai/a per season.
  • malathion (Gowan Malathion 8) at 1.25 lb ai/a. PHI 7 days. REI 24 hr. Retreatment interval 7 days. Limit 3 treatments per year
  • thiamethoxam (Actara) at 0.023 to 0.047 lb ai/a. PHI 7 days. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 7 days. Do not exceed 0.125 lb ai/a per season.
  • thiamethoxam (Platinum) at 0.078 to 0.187 lb ai/a. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 7 days. Do not exceed 0.187 lb ai/a per season.
  • zeta-cypermethrin (Mustang) at 0.028 to 0.05 lb ai/a. PHI 7 days. REI 12 hr. Do not exceed 0.3 lb ai/a per year. Retreatment interval 7 days.