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Capture® is a new tool for potato growers in the battle against wireworms. Bifenthrin, the active ingredient in Capture, provides protection against wireworm damage with an in-furrow spray at planting. This unique synthetic pyrethroid insecticide is more stable in soil than other pyrethroids, which is why it provides a superior protection zone for potato tubers against wireworm damage. Capture is a liquid EC insecticide that is very convenient for growers who are set up to apply a spray in-furrow at planting.

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There are about 30 economic species of wireworm in Canada recognized as pests, many of which are found in potato fields.  Capture® insecticide offers a new unique mode of action for control of wireworm damage in potatoes grown for seed, table stock and processing. In addition, Capture can take out multiple species of weevil and other hard to control pests in raspberries.

Quick Facts

  • Offers a new option for control of wireworm damage in potatoes, and foliar pests in raspberries
  • Unique characteristics allow soil use patterns and excellent foliar efficacy
  • Improved worker safety as compared to other insecticides on the market
  • Easy to use liquid formulation

 

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  • Blueberries
  • Potatoes
  • Raspberry
  • Clay Coloured Weevil
  • Earwigs
  • Obliquebanded Leafroller
  • Obscure Root Weevil
  • Orange Tortrix Black Vine Weevil
  • Wireworms