Ontario quinoa growers receive emergency use registration for Coragen Insecticide for control of beet webworm

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of an emergency use registration request for Coragen Insecticide for control of beet webworm on quinoa. This product can only be used in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba until October 31, 2020.  The information below is provided as an abbreviated, general outline only. Users should consult the complete emergency use label before using Coragen Insecticide.

Directions for use: Apply at a rate of 250-375 mL/ha when treatment thresholds have been reached. Use a minimum spray volume of 100 L/ha. Thorough coverage is essential for optimum control.

Max # of Applications/year: 2 (maximum 750 mL Coragen/ha/season)

Application Interval: 7 days

Pre-Harvest Interval: 1 day

Re-entry Interval: 12 hrs

Follow all other precautions and directions for use on the Coragen carefully.

We wish to acknowledge the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture for coordinating the submission on behalf of the participating provinces, as well as the quinoa growers who supported this registration and the personnel of the Pest Management Regulatory Agency for evaluating and approving this important pest management tool.

For copies of the new emergency use label, contact the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (hc.pmra.info-arla.sc@canada.ca or 1-800-267-6315) or Melanie Filotas, Horticulture IPM Specialist, OMAFRA (melanie.filotas@ontario.ca).

Note:  This article is not intended to be an endorsement or recommendation for this particular product, but rather a notice of registration activity

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