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Borers Insecticide

Buprestidae Insecticide

Description of Borers (Buprestidae):
Borers are a class of wood-boring insects that are among the most destructive to trees and shrubs. Technically speaking, most "borers" are just the larvae of certain beetles and moths. They feed under the bark of wood through a series of tunnels. They only rarely infest healthy plants, preferring plants that are stressed by things like drought, sunscald, injury, or soil compaction.
According to the manufacturer approved labels: The following 2 insecticides, applied at the listed application rates, will control Borers.
Preventative
Curative
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Spot Treatment
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Label Rate:
0.1% mixture
Cost Effectiveness:
Makes 125 gallons
at a cost of
$0.24 per gallon
Instructions:
To control Boxelder Bugs, Elm Leaf Beetles, Gypsy Moth Caterpillars, apply Demon Max as a 0.1% emulsion. Spray tree trunks, building siding or wherever pests congregate, thoroughly, but not to the point of run-off.
Borers and Bark Beetles: To prevent infestation of trees and woody ornamentals, spray the bark, thoroughly, but not to the point of run-off using a 0.1% Demon Max emulsion.
Broadcast Treatment
No broadcast treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
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Preventative
Curative
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Spot Treatment
No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
Blanket Treatment
Label Rate:
0.4 - 0.8 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 40000 - 80000 square feet
at a cost of
$0.45 - $0.90 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Use the higher rate for fast knockdown and increased residual control. Dense or excessive (greater than 3 inches) lawn height and arid conditions may require higher volume application rates. Repeat application if necessary. Application in combination with compatible surfactants or wetting agents may enhance penetration.

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