Vegetable Production Guide

Beets
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Table 2 Beet Insect Control

This section was updated - 24 May 2017

Table 2 Beet Insect Control

Product

Rate

PHI*

Comments

Leafminers

Malathion 85E

(malathion)

Group 1B

535 to 1345 mL/ha
(215 to 545 mL/acre)
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  • Do not make more than 1 application per year.
  • Best control is obtained when the temperature is above 20°C.
  • Toxic to fish.
  • Do not apply where runoff is likely to occur.
  • Do not apply after expiry date on the container label.
  • Do not re-enter treated area for 24 hours.
*PHI = Pre-harvest interval.
BUFFERS – Refer to product label for buffer requirements. See also Pesticide Regulations and Safety section of this guide.
PESTICIDE GROUP DETAILS – see Pesticide Toxicity Table of this guide.

 

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