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Cutworms Insecticide

Noctuidae spp. Insecticide

Description of Cutworms (Noctuidae spp.):
Cutworms are the larvae of moths and live in the thatch layer and upper-soil layer of the lawn. Because of this, they tend to chop down the grass blades from the base of the plant; causing unsightly brown areas.

A good way to see that you have cutworms is to pour soapy water onto the lawn. Within 10 minutes, the cutworms will emerge and you will see them on the brown thatch layer of dead grass.
According to the manufacturer approved labels: The following 12 insecticides, applied at the listed application rates, will control Cutworms.
Preventative
Curative
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Spot Treatment
No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
Broadcast Treatment
Application Interval:
Spring / Late Spring / Early Summer
Label Rate:
2.87 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 10000 square feet
at a cost of
$4.04 per 1,000 sqft
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:
0.18 - 0.25 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 384000 - 533333 square feet
at a cost of
$0.08 - $0.11 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Postpone irrigation or mowing for 24 hours after application to obtain the best possible control. Higher treatment rates (up to 1 fluid oz. per 1000 square feet) may be necessary if high pest pressure exists and if the grass is maintained taller than 1 inch.
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:
0.14 - 0.27 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 4000 - 8000 square feet
at a cost of
$2.45 - $4.90 per 1,000 sqft
Preventative
Curative
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Spot Treatment
No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
3.33 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 4000 square feet
at a cost of
$11.45 per 1,000 sqft
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 - 0.6 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 26667 - 40000 square feet
at a cost of
$0.95 - $1.42 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply when pests become evident. Apply as a broadcast spray in a minimum of 2 gallons of water per 1,000 square feet. Delay irrigation or mowing for 24 hours after application for optimum control of surface-feeders such as cutworms and webworms.
Preventative
Curative
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Spot Treatment
No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
1.15 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 21739 square feet
at a cost of
$1.52 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
For best results water the treated area with up to 0.1 inches of water to activate (release from the granule) the insecticide.
Preventative
Curative
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Spot Treatment
Label Rate:
64 fluid ounces per gallon
Cost Effectiveness:
Makes 0.125 gallons
at a cost of
$295.28 per gallon
Blanket Treatment
Label Rate:
0.11 - 0.24 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 33798 - 69585 square feet
at a cost of
$0.53 - $1.09 per 1,000 sqft
Preventative
Curative
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Spot Treatment
No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
1.4 - 1.8 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 16667 - 21429 square feet
at a cost of
$2.74 - $3.52 per 1,000 sqft
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:
0.18 - 0.25 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 64000 - 88889 square feet
at a cost of
$0.34 - $0.47 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
To ensure optimum control, delay watering (irrigation) or mowing for 24 hours after application. If the grass area is being maintained at a mowing height of greater than 1 inch, then higher application rates (Up to 1 fluid oz. per 1000 square feet) may be required during periods of high pest pressure.
Preventative
Curative
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Spot Treatment
No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
1.15 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 21739 square feet
at a cost of
$1.79 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
To ensure optimum control, irrigate the treated area with up to 0.1 inches of water immediately after application to activate (release from the granule) the insecticide.
Preventative
Curative
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Spot Treatment
No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
1.15 - 2.3 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 10870 - 21739 square feet
at a cost of
$2.05 - $4.09 per 1,000 sqft

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