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curative sod webworm

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by mrkosar, Aug 9, 2007.

  1. mrkosar

    mrkosar LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 680

    What do most of you guys use for curative treatment of sod webworm?
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
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  3. mdlwn1

    mdlwn1 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    Not sure about webworm, but full rate is essential for most of the other bad ones.
  4. heritage

    heritage LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,358


    If sod webworm is an annual problem, you should apply Mach II in late May. You will have season long protection, even if it's a hot year and there are 3 Generations.

    Bifenthren works for 1 generation larve only. Problem with that is egg laying adults from nearby will come around to drop off some more eggs, 4-6 weeks later, after Bifenthren residual is gone.

    Pete D.
  5. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,150

    The original poster asked for a curative. Isn't Mach 2 a preventative???
  6. heritage

    heritage LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,358

    It's both a curative and preventative :clapping:

    Pete D.
  7. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,575

    Dylox works great

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