Astro Insecticide is one of the most cost-effective tree care products on the market when applied at labeled use rates and provides control long after other insecticides stop working!
Astro Insecticide Features:
* Controls borers, beetles, leafhoppers, chinch bugs, cutworms and over 40 other damaging tree and lawn pests
* May be applied with ground and aerial equipment
* Fast knockdown and long-lasting residual
* One of the most effective tree care treatments!
Astro Insecticide Uses/Applications:
Astro may be used to control insect pests on ornamentals and lawns in landscaped areas around residential institutional, public, commercial and industrial buildings, parks, recreational areas and athletic fields.
Astro is a 3.2 pounds per gallon formulation of the insecticide permethrin. Apply Astro when insects appear or feeding is noticed. The higher rate should be used as pest populations increase. Retreatment may be necessary to achieve and/or maintain control during periods of high pest pressure. Repeat application is necessary only if there are signs of renewed insect activity. Repeat application should be limited to no more than once per seven days. Astro may be applied by ground equipment. Use sufficient water to obtain full coverage. To prepare a 0.5% emulsion, mix 1.6 oz. (50 ml) ofAstro Insecticide in 1 gallon of water. Do not apply more than 2.0 lb. a.i./A/year. Astro has demonstrated excellent plant safety; however, not all cultivars have been tested.Before treating large numbers of plants of a particular cultivar, treat a few plants and observe prior to full scale application.
Pest Control on Outside Surfaces and Buildings: Apply Astro Insecticide using a 0.5% emulsion as a residual spray to outside surfaces of buildings including, but not limited to, exterior siding, foundations, porches, window frames, eaves, patios, garages, refuse dumps, lawn areas adjacent or around private homes, duplexes, townhouses, condominiums, house trailers, apartment complexes, carports, garages, fence lines, storage sheds, barns, other residential structures, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings, soil, trunks of woody ornamentals and other areas where pests congregate or have been seen. Retreatment may be necessary to achieve and/or maintain control during periods of high pest pressure. Repeat application is necessary only if there are signs of renewed insect activity. Repeat application should be limited to no more than once per seven days.
"¢ Apply Astro when insects appear or when you notice they've been feeding.
"¢ For foliar insect applications, apply 4 - 8 oz / 100 gallons, completely covering foliage.
"¢ For trunk and stem applications to control borers and beetles, apply 1.0 - 5.3 qts / 100 gallons, completely covering trunks and stems up to 10 feet from the ground.
Astro Insecticide Target Pests:
Pests Controlled: Ants, aphids, bagworms, beet armyworm, birch leafminer, cabbage looper, cankerworms, citrus thrips, fungus gnat, gypsy moth caterpillars, heliothis spp, japanese beetles, lace bugs, leaf feeding caterpillars, leafminers, leafhippers, leafrollers, lygus bugs, mealybugs, pine sawflies, plant bugs, root weevils (adult), tent caterpillars, webworms, whiteflies, zimmerman pine moths, and many more!
Astro Insecticide Active Ingredients:
Astro Insecticide EPA Reg. No. 279-3141
Astro Insecticide Size: 1 gallon jug
Astro Insecticide Class: Pyrethroid
Astro Insecticide Category: Insecticide, Concentrate
Astro Insecticide Manufacturer: FMC Corporation