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BoVir

Flowable Biological Insecticide

Pest

BoVir is the next generation of Lymantria dispar control. BoVir is a restricted biological insecticide for the control of Lymantria dispar, LDD moth, formerly known as gypsy moth, in woodlands and forests. BoVir is based upon the host baculovirus, LdMNPV and will target the larval stages of LDD moth.

 

Product

 

As a liquid formulation BoVir will offer convenience in handling plus a new, easy to use tool to combat this important pest. BoVir is a great addition to LDD moth management as it is not harmful to humans or the environment, including pollinators and other lepidopterans. Due to its unique mode of action, BoVir is an important resistance management tool which can be included in any integrated pest management program (IPM) as well as utilized in areas where species at risk inhabit.

Benefits

  • LdMNPV is a naturally occurring insecticidal virus and is harmless to beneficial insects, bees and other non-target organisms.

  • LdMNPV offers a different mode of action, which can be an important mean to avoid and/or break resistances.

  • BoVir is compatible with most common pest control products and can be utilized in an integrated program as an additional mode of action for resistance management.

PRODUCT FACTS

 

AGAINST

LD Moth (Lymantria dispar)

 

ACTIVE INGREDIENT

Lymantria dispar multinucleopolyhedrovirus

 

FORMULATION TYPE

Suspension Concentrate Insecticide

 

CONCENTRATION

2.8 x 10  OBs/mL

STANDARD DOSAGE

2-4L/ha

CROPS

Forests and Woodland Operations

Aerial Application

COMPATIBILITY

Compatible with most insecticides, fungicides and fertilizers. A pH level between 5 and 8.5 in the tank mix must be respected.

STORAGE

Storage stability: >2 years at -18°C, 2 years at 5°C, 1 month at 25°C. Avoid temperatures above 37°C.

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