Corteva Tracer is a suspension concentrate insecticide containing 480 g/litre (44.03% w/w) spinosad. It is a selective insecticide for use in top fruit and field brassicas for the control of caterpillar pests and in allium crops for useful control of thrips.
Active ingredient: Spinosad (480 g/L)
Formulation: Suspension concentrate
Mode of action: Tracer is a contact and stomach insecticide that works by disrupting the nervous system of insects. It is a selective insecticide, meaning that it is more toxic to insects than to mammals and other non-target organisms.
Tracer is a broad-spectrum insecticide that is effective against a wide range of insect pests, including:
- Apple codling moth
- Cabbage moth
- Diamondback moth
- Onion thrips
- Pear leafcurl midge
- Plum fruit moth
Tracer works by disrupting the nervous system of insects, causing them to stop feeding and die within a few days. It is a contact and stomach insecticide, meaning that it must either come into contact with the insect's body or be ingested by the insect in order to be effective.
Tracer is a safe and effective insecticide for use in a variety of agricultural settings. It is registered for use on a wide range of crops, including:
- Chinese cabbage
Benefits of using Corteva Tracer:
- Broad-spectrum insect control
- Effective against a wide range of caterpillar pests and thrips
- Contact and stomach activity
- Safe and effective for use on a variety of crops
- Compatible with IPM programs
How to use Corteva Tracer:
Tracer should be applied as a foliar spray using a calibrated sprayer. The specific application rate and timing will vary depending on the crop and target pest. Please consult the product label for specific directions.
- For codling moth control, apply 125-162 mL per hectare in 500 liters of water.
- For plum fruit moth control, apply 162-200 mL per hectare in 500 liters of water.
- For cabbage moth control, apply 125-162 mL per hectare in 500 liters of water.
- For diamondback moth control, apply 162-200 mL per hectare in 500 liters of water.
- For onion thrips control, apply 125-162 mL per hectare in 500 liters of water.
Tracer is a moderately toxic insecticide, so it is important to follow all safety precautions when handling and applying the product. Always wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), including gloves, long sleeves, pants, and a respirator. Do not apply Tracer to crops that are blooming or to crops that will be harvested within the pre-harvest interval (PHI) specified on the product label.
Corteva Tracer is a broad-spectrum insecticide that is effective against a wide range of caterpillar pests and thrips. It is a safe and effective insecticide for use on a variety of crops and is compatible with IPM programs.