codling moth and oriental fruit moth control in apples

Nothing controls codling moth better than Delegate® WG insecticide

With Delegate at the core of your pome and stone tree fruit insecticide rotation program, you also can stop other harmful insects, such as Oriental fruit moth, leafroller, thrips, apple maggot, spotted wing drosophila (SWD) and plum curculio – all with minimal impact to beneficials.

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Delegate® WG insecticide controls a wide variety of pests, including codling moth

Field trial results reinforce the effectiveness of Delegate against troublesome pome fruit pests like codling moth and Oriental fruit moth. Whether sprayed alone or tank-mixed with other products, Delegate consistently reduces fruit damage to protect crop quality and value.

A 2015 study conducted by the New England Fruit Consultants showed that Delegate® WG insecticide consistently outperformed competitive products. Applications of Delegate on pome fruit not only resulted in reduced injury to terminal buds and fruit, but also quickly eliminated destructive leafrollers.

Quick Facts

Delegate® WG insecticide provides outstanding control of these pome and stone fruit pests:

  • Codling moth
  • Oriental fruit moth
  • Leafrollers
  • Thrips
  • Leafminers
  • Spotted wing drosophila
  • Apple maggot (suppression)
  • Plum curculio (suppression)
  • Refer to product label for a complete list of pests controlled with Delegate.
codling moth insecticide Photo credit: Olaf Leillinger