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LECONTE VIRUS

Suspension Concentrate Insecticide

Pest

 

Redheaded pine sawfly (Neodiprion lecontei) is native to North America and occurs throughout  the eastern United States, west to the Great Plains and in southeastern Canada. This invasive pest feeds on mugo, red, jack, scotch and many other different species of pines. 

Suppression efforts with Leconte Virus are necessary in order to manage the redheaded pine sawfly and to protect natural resources as well as forest integrity. The product can be applied from ground or by air and as with all baculoviridae, only the target species is affected.

 

 

Product

 

The Neodiprion lecontei Nucleo polyhedrovirus is a naturally occurring biocontrol agent isolated from sawfly populations. The virus causes a lethal disease when ingested through feeding larva.

The product is applied to forest stands to effectively decrease populations of Redheaded pine sawfly.

PRODUCT FACTS

 

AGAINST

Redheaded Pine Sawfly

(Neodiprion lecontei)

 

ACTIVE INGREDIENT

Neodiprion lecontei  Nucleo polyhedrovirus

 

FORMULATION TYPE

Suspension Concentrate Insecticide

 

APPLICATION AREA

Pine Trees - Aerial or Ground Application