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APVMA Code :33087
|For the control of banana weevil borer in bananas, various caterpillar pests of crucifers and longtailed mealybug in table grapes and pears.|
Insecticide Resistance Warning
For insecticide resistance management, Tokuthion is a Group 1B insecticide. Some naturally occurring insect biotypes resistant to Tokuthion and other Group 1B insecticides may exist through normal genetic variability in any insect population. The resistant individuals can eventually dominate the insect population if Tokuthion and other Group 1B insecticides are used repeatedly. The effectiveness of Tokuthion on resistant individuals could be significantly reduced. Since occurrence of resistant individuals is difficult to detect prior to use, Arysta LifeScience accepts no liability for any losses that may result from the failure of Tokuthion to control resistant insects. Tokuthion may be subject to specific resistance management strategies. For further information contact your local supplier, Arysta LifeScience representative or local agricultural department agronomist.
Insecticide Resistance Management Strategy
Insecticide Resistance Management Strategy for Banana Weevil Borer in Bananas: Contact your local supplier, Arysta LifeScience representative or local agricultural department agronomist for details.
Export Of Treated Produce
Growers should note that MRLs or import tolerances do not exist in all markets for edible produce treated with Tokuthion. If you are growing edible produce for export, please check with Arysta LifeScience for the latest information on MRLs and import tolerances before using Tokuthion.
Mix the required quantity of Tokuthion with water in the spray vat while stirring or with agitators operating.
Dilute Spraying (table grapes and pears) - Use a sprayer designed to apply high volumes of water up to the point of run-off and matched to the crop being sprayed.
- Set up and operate the sprayer to achieve even coverage throughout the crop canopy. Apply sufficient water to cover the crop to the point of run-off. Avoid excessive run-off.
- The required water volume may be determined by applying different test volumes, using different settings on the sprayer, from industry guidelines or expert advice.
- Add the amount of product specified in the Directions for Use table for each 100 L of water. Spray to the point of run-off.
- The required dilute spray volume will change and the sprayer set up and operation may also need to be changed, as the crop grows.
Baiting for Banana Weevil Borer
Set the baits from September to May at monthly intervals. Spray the cut surfaces of the bait with 20 mL of the prepared spray solution. Apply the spray once only to baits prepared from freshly cut material.
Form baits by the following methods from the corm of recently harvested stools only:
A - Cut a pointed cone with a desuckering gouge. Squirt the chemical over the surfaces of the hole and loosely reinsert the cone turned through 90o
B - Cut a single slot with a small axe and spray the cut surfaces
C - Horizontally cut open the corm, spray the surfaces and prop open the cut to about 1 cm with a small rock
As well, recently fallen stools can be cut into blocks and one surface of each block sprayed. That surface is placed on the ground.
Tokuthion is NOT compatible with Bayfidan® 250 EC on table grapes. Tokuthion is NOT compatible with Delan 750 SC. Do not mix concentrates together but add each to the spray tank separately. As formulations of other manufacturers' products are beyond the control of Arysta LifeScience, all mixtures should be tested prior to mixing commercial quantities. As changes in climatic conditions can alter the sensitivity of plants to mixtures of sprays, Arysta LifeScience cannot be responsible for the behaviour of such mixtures.
Protection of wildlife, fish, crustaceans and environment
Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or drains with the chemical or used container.
Product and spray are poisonous if absorbed by skin contact, inhaled or swallowed. Repeated minor exposure may have a cumulative poisoning effect. Will irritate the eyes and skin. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Do not inhale spray mist. When preparing spray wear elbow-length PVC gloves and face shield or goggles. If product on skin, immediately wash area with soap and water. If product in eyes, wash it out immediately with water. After use and before eating, drinking or smoking, wash hands, arms and face thoroughly with soap and water. After each day's use, wash gloves, face shield or goggles and contaminated clothing.
Store in the closed, original container in a cool, well ventilated area. Do not store for prolonged periods in direct sunlight.
Triple or preferably pressure rinse containers before disposal. Add rinsings to spray tank. Do not dispose of undiluted chemicals on site. If recycling, replace cap and return clean containers to recycler or designated collection point. If not recycling, break, crush, or puncture and bury empty containers in a local authority landfill. If no landfill is available, bury the containers below 500 mm in a disposal pit specifically marked and set up for this purpose clear of waterways, desirable vegetation and tree roots. Empty containers and product should not be burnt.
Product details last updated on 18 Jun 2010
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