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Mole Crickets Insecticide

Gryllotalpidae Insecticide

Description of Mole Crickets (Gryllotalpidae):
Mole crickets are a type of cricket that resembles a mole. They live underground, so you will not really see them. They grow 1 to 2 inches in length, have black eyes, and front legs like shovels that are used for digging. They mostly cause damage to lawns through tunneling through the top 1 to 2 inches of soil, uprooting grass plants and causing them to dry out and perish.
According to the manufacturer approved labels: The following 13 insecticides, applied at the listed application rates, will control Mole Crickets.
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:
0.5 - 1 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 96000 - 192000 square feet
at a cost of
$0.22 - $0.44 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Since the preferred grass areas are subject to constant invasion in early spring by the active adult stage, it is can be difficult maintain control of adult mole crickets. It is ideal to treat the areas as late in the day as possible and water immediately after application with up to 0.5 inches of water. To ensure maximum contact when soil is dry, it is necessary to irrigate prior to treatment to bring the adult mole crickets closer to the soil surface. To obtain optimal control of potential nymphal populations, the grass areas preferred by adult mole crickets should be treated at immediately prior to peak hatch stage.
Blanket Treatment
Label Rate:
0.5 - 1 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 96000 - 192000 square feet
at a cost of
$0.22 - $0.44 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Treat grass areas that are preferred by adult mole crickets in the spring just before peak egg hatch. Young nymphs are more vulnerable to insecticidal treatment at this stage because they are close to the soil surface where the insecticide is most concentrated and thereby providing the most efficient control. For larger more damaging nymphal stages later in the year, it may be necessary to use higher application rates more frequent. It is ideal to treat the areas as late in the day as possible and water immediately after application with up to 0.5 inches of water. To ensure maximum contact when soil is dry, it is necessary to irrigate prior to treatment to bring the adult mole crickets closer to the soil surface.
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:
0.27 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 4000 square feet
at a cost of
$4.22 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
$7.25 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:
0.6 - 0.9 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 17778 - 26667 square feet
at a cost of
$1.31 - $1.97 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.
Blanket Treatment
Label Rate:
0.33 - 0.65 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 24615 - 48485 square feet
at a cost of
$0.63 - $1.24 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
For residential lawns, apply Demon Max at the rate of 0.33-0.65 fl oz per 1,000 sq ft in a volume of water sufficient for uniform coverage such as 3-20 gal. Use the lower rate to knock down pests and the higher rate where faster knockdown or greater residual is desired. The maximum application rate on lawns and other turfgrass is 0.44 lb ai/A (0.0101 lb ai/1,000 sq ft). Lawn should not be longer than 3 inches at the time of application. Base need for retreatment upon monitoring for pest presence. Application in combination with compatible surfactants may enhance penetration. Arid climates generally require the higher volume.
For example refer to Lawn Application Dilution Table in the Label.
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:
2.3 - 4.6 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5435 - 10870 square feet
at a cost of
$2.93 - $5.86 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Mole Cricket adults: Since the preferred grass areas are susceptible to constant invasion in early spring by the active adult stage, it can be hard sustain control of adult mole crickets. It is ideal to treat the areas as late in the day as possible and water directly following application with up to 0.5 inches of water. To ensure maximum contact when soil is dry, it is necessary to irrigate prior to treatment to bring the adult mole crickets closer to the soil surface. To obtain the best possible control of potential nymphal populations, the grass areas preferred by adult mole crickets should be treated at peak hatch stage.
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
2.3 - 4.6 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5435 - 10870 square feet
at a cost of
$2.93 - $5.86 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Mole Cricket nymphs: Treat grass areas that are preferred by adult mole crickets in the spring just before peak egg hatch. Young nymphs are more vulnerable to insecticidal treatment at this stage because they are close to the soil surface where the insecticide is most concentrated and thereby providing the most efficient control. For larger more damaging nymphal stages later in the year, it may be necessary to use higher application rates more frequent. It is ideal to treat the areas as late in the day as possible and water immediately after application with up to 0.5 inches of water. To ensure maximum contact when soil is dry, it is necessary to irrigate prior to treatment to bring the adult mole crickets closer to the soil surface.
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:
0.24 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 33798 square feet
at a cost of
$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:
1.8 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 16667 square feet
at a cost of
$3.30 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 - 0.8 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.
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:
0.5 - 1 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 16000 - 32000 square feet
at a cost of
$0.94 - $1.87 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Adults: Achieving acceptable control of adult mole crickets is difficult because preferred grass areas are subject to continuous invasion during the early spring by this extremely active stage. Applications should be made as late in the day as possible and should be watered in with up to 0.5 inches of water immediately after treatment. If the soil is not moist, then it is important to irrigate before application to bring the mole crickets closer to the soil surface where con- tact with the insecticide will be maximized. Grass areas that receive pressure from adult mole crickets should be treated at peak egg hatch to ensure optimum control of subsequent nymph populations (see below).
Blanket Treatment
Label Rate:
0.5 - 1 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 16000 - 32000 square feet
at a cost of
$0.94 - $1.87 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Nymphs: Grass areas that received intense adult mole cricket pressure in the spring should be treated immediately prior to peak egg hatch. Optimal control is achieved at this time because young nymphs are more suscep- tible to insecticides and they are located near the soil surface where the insecti- cide is most concentrated. Control of larger, more damaging, nymphs later in the year may require both higher application rates and more frequent applications to maintain acceptable control. Applications should be made as late in the day as possible and should be watered in with up to 0.5 inches of water immediately after treatment. If the soil is not moist, then it is important to irrigate before application to bring the mole crickets closer to the soil surface where contact with the insecticide will be maximized.
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:
2.3 - 4.6 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5435 - 10870 square feet
at a cost of
$3.43 - $6.85 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Mole Cricket adults: Achieving acceptable control of adult mole crickets is difficult because preferred grass areas are subject to continuous invasion during the early spring by this extremely active stage. Applications should be made as late in the day as possible and should be watered in with up to 0.5 inches of water immediately after treatment. If the soil is not moist, then it is important to irrigate before application to bring the mole crickets closer to the soil surface where contact with the insecticide will be maximized. Grass areas that receive pressure from adult mole crickets should be treated at peak egg hatch to ensure optimum control of subsequent nymph populations (see below).
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
2.3 - 4.6 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5435 - 10870 square feet
at a cost of
$3.43 - $6.85 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Mole Cricket nymphs: Grass areas that received intense adult mole cricket pressure in the spring should be treated immediately prior to peak egg hatch. Optimal control is achieved at this time because young nymphs are more susceptible to insecticides and they are located near the soil surface where the insecticide is most concentrated. Control of larger, more damaging, nymphs later in the year may require both higher application rates and more frequent applications to maintain acceptable control. Applications should be made as late in the day as possible and should be watered in with up to 0.5 inches of water immediately after treatment. If the soil is not moist, then it is important to irrigate before application to bring the mole crickets closer to the soil surface where contact with the insecticide will be maximized.
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:
2.3 - 4.6 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5435 - 10870 square feet
at a cost of
$3.89 - $7.77 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Mole Cricket adults: Achieving acceptable control of adult mole crickets is difficult because preferred grass areas are subject to continuousinvasion during the early spring by this extremely active stage.Applications should be made as late in the day as possible and shouldbe watered in with up to 0.5 inches of water immediately after treatment.If the soil is not moist, then it is important to irrigate before applicationto bring the mole crickets closer to the soil surface where contact withthe insecticide will be maximized. Grass areas that receive pressurefrom adult mole crickets should be treated at peak egg hatch to ensureoptimum control of subsequent nymph populations (see below).
Mole Cricket nymphs: Grass areas that received intense adult molecricket pressure in the spring should be treated immediately prior topeak egg hatch. Optimal control is achieved at this time because youngnymphs are more susceptible to insecticides and they are located nearthe soil surface where the insecticide is most concentrated. Control oflarger, more damaging, nymphs later in the year may require both higher application rates and more frequent applications to maintain acceptable control. Applications should be made as late in the day as possibleand should be watered in with up to 0.5 inches of water immediatelyafter treatment. If the soil is not moist, then it is important to irrigatebefore application to bring the mole crickets closer to the soil surfacewhere contact with the insecticide will be maximized.

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