Got mites? We have you covered with Sirocco


Parts of the U.S. experienced brutally hot and dry conditions during the summer of 2011.


In certain areas, two spotted spider mite populations were extremely high with the hot and dry conditions. It was the perfect year to launch a miticide which we did with Sirocco™ in early 2011.

spider mites on rosesUsing Sirocco can prevent mite build-ups like the one above on roses.


Growers were impressed about the level of control seen with the combination product. At the low end of the label rate (3 fl. oz. per 100 gal. water), control was significant.


As an added benefit, Sirocco provides suppression of thrips, aphids, and whiteflies, and control of leafminers. In addition to two-spotted spider mites, Sirocco gives control of other tough pests including broad mites, cyclamen mites, rust mites, spruce spider mites, and others (see label for complete list). A combination of bifenazate and abamectin, Sirocco features speedy translaminar activity, up to 28 days residual control, and a 12-hour REI. Full use rates are 3 to 6 fl. oz. per 100 gallons of water.


Sirocco may be used in greenhouses, shadehouses, nurseries, Christmas tree farms, landscapes and interiorscapes. Sirocco is not for outdoor use in Arizona.


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