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chinch bugs in St Augustine

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ArTurf, Jun 6, 2007.

  1. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Gold Member
    Male, from Ark
    Messages: 3,969

    What do you guys reccomend for chinch bugs in St Augustine.
  2. ampeg76

    ampeg76 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 297

    a good insecticide labeled for chinchbugs, read labels, mix and apply appropriately:)

    try cyfluthrin or bifenthrin, there have been studies showing a resistance to the latter though!
  3. CuttingEdge LLC

    CuttingEdge LLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 132

    I use MicSevin, and Talstar. Sevin has to dry completely, and talstar has to be watered for 10 minutes to be effective..Just be sure you have chinch bugs.. A lot of people think they have them right now but there lawns are actually drought stressed which looks exactly the same....you have to search for the chinch bugs to know thats your problem.

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