Being a broad spectrum bioinsecticide, Grandevo WDG curbs a variety of hard to control insects on a wide range of crops, including navel orange worm (NOW) in almonds, Asian citrus psyllid in citrus, Lygus bug in strawberries, thrips in vegetables, berries and leafy greens and spotted wing Drosophila in berries, whiteflies in cucurbits, and mealybug in grapes.
"We are constantly working to enhance the customer experience with our products," said
Grandevo WDG insecticide/miticide is derived from non-living bacteria that effectively controls a wide variety of chewing and sucking insects and mites from the unique action of multiple compounds through repellency, ingestion and reduction of pest fertility. In an integrated pest management (IPM) program, Grandevo WDG offers multiple modes of action that can significantly benefit producers trying to reduce the risk of insect resistance. Grandevo WDG is exempt from the requirement of tolerances and therefore can be sprayed right up to harvest without creating concerns for exported produce or produce that must meet strict residue requirements of the food marketing chain.
Grandevo WDG offers improved handling and better, more convenient packaging. The water dispersible granule mixes easily in spray tanks, which saves applicators valuable time to the field. Grandevo WDG comes in a convenient 6- or 20-pound bag, which has an easy tear-top that allow mixers convenient access.
The industry recognizes NOW as the primary pest in pistachios and almonds. In 2016 alone, damage from NOW cost pistachio growers over
"Grandevo is an excellent rotational partner with other insecticide/miticides, including MBI's own Venerate®
bioinsecticide/miticide. Use Grandevo WDG early in the pest's population life cycle before they build up in numbers, to reduce reproduction and stop feeding, then follow with another product such as Venerate, which works through contact, via an insect growth regulation mode of action, that differs from the insecticidal mechanisms of Grandevo", said
Grandevo WDG is labeled for a wide array of crops, including those most economically important to
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