Spray and Harvest Treatment Application Alert: Imidacloprid | Citrus Insider

Spray and Harvest Treatment Application Alert: Imidacloprid

Regulatory Statewide

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has changed the guidelines for using imidacloprid as a foliar treatment prior to harvesting and transporting bulk citrus fruit. With the University of California, Integrated Pest Management Program’s approval, citrus growers and PCAs can use any 4F formulation of imidacloprid at a rate of 8 oz. and any 4.6F formulation of imidacloprid at a rate of 7 oz. to comply with the spray and harvest option for moving bulk citrus fruit.

Read the fact sheet here.

If you have any questions, please contact Victoria Hornbaker at Victoria.Hornbaker@cdfa.ca.gov.


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