Dipel Pro DF
DiPel® PRO DF contains the bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis v. kurstaki or Btk. It is a dry, flowable formulation which is dust-free. DiPel® DF is registered to control most Lepidopteran (caterpillar) insects on fruits, citrus, tropical fruits, vegetables, grains, bulbs, flowers, herbs, turf, ornamental trees and shrubs.
After ingesting a lethal dose, larvae stop feeding within the hour and will die within several hours to 3 days. It is best used when the larvae are actively feeding but before the plants are damaged. DiPel® PRO DF is OMRI listed and WSDA approved.
Because of the bacteria’s characteristics, it has no or very low impact on non-target organisms: humans, beneficial insects, birds, fish and wildlife are not affected by it. DiPel® PRO DF has an REI of 4 hours, and can be used on the day of harvest. Contains 54%, 32,000 I.U. /mg of Bacillus thuringiensis v kurstaki and 46% inert ingredients.
Application Rate: 1/2 to 4 teaspoons per gallon of water. Thorough spray coverage is needed because the insect pest must consume this material. Repeat applications may be necessary on 3 to 14 day intervals. Agricultural: Use .25-2 lb/acre; general recommended rate is 1 lb/acre. See label.