Potato - Home Use Insecticides

Insecticides registered for Home use on Potatoes, organized by Mode of Action (MoA).

Active Ingredient Brand Brand Residual (days) Aphids Colorado Potato Beetle Flea Beetles Cutworms Potato Psyllid
carbaryl Garden Tech Sevin 5% Dust Bug Killer 1A 14   X X X  
malathion Spectracide Malathion, Ortho Malathion 1B 7 X        
bifenthrin Hi-Yield Vegetable & Ornamental Insect Control, Fertilome Broad Spectrum Insecticide 3A 14 X   X X  
cyfluthrin BioAdvanced Vegetable and Garden Insect Spray 3 14 X X X X X
pyrethrins Monterey Bug Buster-OOB, Worry Free Insecticide and MiticideB 3 5 X X X See label X
pyrethrins + piperonyl butoxide Bonide Bon-Neem II 3A 5 X X X X  
zeta-cypermethrin GardenTech Sevin 3 14 X X X X X
pyrethrins + canola oil Espoma Insect ControlB, Monterey Take Down Garden SprayB 3/NC 5 X X X   X
pyrethrins + potassium salts of fatty acids (insecticidal soap) Safer Brand Tomato & Vegetable Insect KillerOB 3/NC 5 X X X    
pyrethrins + sulfur Bonide Tomato and Vegetable 3 in 1B,  Natria Insect Disease & Mite ControlB,  Ortho Insect Mite & Disease 3 in 1B 3/M2 5 X X X   X
spinosad Bonide Captain Jack’s DeadbugB,  Monterey Garden Insect SprayOB 5 7   X   X  
oil: mineral Bonide All SeasonsB, Safer Brand Horticultural & Dormant OilOB NC 1 X X      
oil: plant-based Natural Guard Neem SprayOB, Monterey Neem OilOB, Garden Safe Neem OilOB NC 1 X See label See label   X
potassium salts of fatty acids (insecticidal soap) Safer 3-in-1 Garden SprayB, Natria Insecticidal SoapB NC 1 X       X

B= Biopesticide
R= Restricted Use
O= Organic

Note: All brands are registered trademarks. The brands listed in this table are not all-inclusive, but are meant to provide examples of products for these crops in Utah. Always check the label for the specific crop you are treating, application and safety information, and protection and pre-harvest intervals.