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Pillbugs Insecticide

Oniscidea Insecticide

Description of Pillbugs (Oniscidea):
Pillbugs, or potato bugs or "roly-polys," are actually closely related to shrimp. They are commonly confused with sow bugs. They are actually beneficial, in smaller quantities, as they eat dead and decaying matter in the soil. However, when their population gets very large, they will move on to eating the living turfgrass to sustain the colony.
According to the manufacturer approved labels: The following 3 insecticides, applied at the listed application rates, will control Pillbugs.
Preventative
Curative
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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
$0.87 - $1.31 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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Blanket Treatment
Label Rate:
0.25 - 0.5 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 192000 - 384000 square feet
at a cost of
$0.11 - $0.22 per 1,000 sqft

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