Tomato, Pepper, Eggplant - Commercial Insecticides

Insecticides registered for Commercial use on all 3 crops (unless otherwise noted) in Utah, organized by Mode of Action (MoA).

Active Ingredient Brand Name MoA Residual (days) Aphids Armyworms Beet Leafhopper Cutworms Stink Bugs Tomato Hornworm Tomato Fruitworm Tomato Russet Mite
carbaryl Carbaryl, Sevin, 1A 3   X X X X X X  
methomyl LannateR, NudrinR 1A 5 X X   XTP XT XT XT  
oxamyl VydateR 1A 5-7 X             XE
acephate (pepper only) Acephate, Bracket, Orthene 1B 3-7 X         X    
malathion Fyfanon, Malathion 1B 5 X              
pyrethrins + piperonyl butoxide Evergreen 3A/1 3 X X X   X X X  
pyrethrins PyganicOB 3A 3-5 X X X   X X X X
alpha-cypermethrin FastacR 3 3 X X X X X X X  
beta-cyfluthrin BaythroidR 3 7 X X   X X X X  
bifenthrin BifentureR, BrigadeR, CaptureR, FanfareR 3 7 See Label for listed pests
bifenthrin + indole-3-butyric acid (not tomato) Empower 2R 3 7-9       X        
bifenthrin + zeta-cypermthrin HeroR, SteedR 3 3 X (not hero) X X X X X X  
deltamethrin Delta GoldR 3 5 X X X X X X X  
esfenvalerate AsanaR 3 7 XT XTP   XT   XT X  
fenpropathrin Danitol 2.4 ECR 3 7 X X X X X X X  
gamma-cyhalothrin DeclareR 3 5 X X X X X X X  
lambda-cyhalothrin LambdaR, ParadigmR, SilencerR 3 5 X X X X X X X  
permethrin (not eggplant) AmbushR, ArcticR, PermethrinR, PounceR 3 7   XT   X   XT X  
zeta-cypermethrin MustangR 3 7 X X X X X X X  
zeta-cypermethrin + avermectin B1 GladiatorR 3/ 7 X X X X X X X X
beta-cyfluthrin + imidacloprid Leverage 360R 3/4A 7 X X X X X X X  
bifenthrin + imidacloprid BrigadierR, SwaggerR, TempestR 3/4A 7-10 See label for listed pests
lambda-cyhalothrin + imidacloprid KilterR 3/4A 5 X X X X X X X  
lambda-cyhalothrin + thiamethoxam EndigoR 3/4A 5 X X X X X X X  
bifenthrin + abamectin AthenaR 3/6 10 X X X X X X X X
lambda-cyhalothrin + chlorantraniliprole Voliam XpressR 3/28 5 X X X X X X X  
pyrethrins + azadirachtin AzeraOB 3/UN 5-7 X X X X X X  
acetamiprid Assail 4A 7 X              
dinotefuran Safari, Scorpion 35 Sl, Venom 4A (++) See label for listed pests
imidacloprid Admire Pro, Marathon 4A 5 X   X          
thiamethoxam Actara, Flagship, Platinum 4A 5 X   X   X(not platinum)      
spinetoram Radiant SC 5 2   X       X X  
spinosad EntrustO, Success 5 5-7   X       X X  
abamectin Agri-mekR, ReaperR 6 7               X
emamectin benzoate ProclaimR 6 7   X       X X  
pymetrozine Fulfill 9B 7 X              
pyrifluquinazon PQZ 9B 7 X   X          
afidopryopen Sefina, Ventigra, Versys 9D 7 X              
hexythiazox Hexamite 10A (+)               X
Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies aizawai strain XentariOB 11A 3   X   X   X X  
Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies kurstaki strain BiobitB, DipelB 11A 3   X   X   X X  
chlorfenapyr Pylon 13 5-7   X       X X X
novaluron Rimon 15 7   X     X X X  
diflubenzuron DimilinR 15 7   XEP   XEP   X X  
methoxyfenozide Intrepid 18 5   X       X X  
tolfenpyrad Torac 21A 14 X X X X X X    
indoxacarb Avaunt 22A 3   X       X X  
spiromesifen Oberon 23 14               X
spirotetramat Kontos 23 7 X   X
chlorantraniliprole Coragen 28 1   X       X X  
cyantraniliprole Exirel, Verimark 28 5 X X       X X  
chlorantraniliprole + thiamethoxam Durivo, Voliam Flexi 28/4A (++) X X X   Xonly Voliam X X  
flonicamid Beleaf 50 SG 29 7 X              
GS-omega/kappa-Hxtx-Hv1a Spear 32 3-10   X   X   X X  
azadirachtin Aza-DirectOB, AzatinOB, AzatrolB, EcozinB, Molt-XOB UN 5-7 See Label for listed pests
Beauveria bassiana GHA (not tomato) BotanigardB NC 2-5 X   X         X
Chromobacterium subtsugae strain PRAA4-It and spent fermentation media GrandevoOB NC 5-7 X X   X   X X X
extract of Chenopodium ambrosioides near ambrosioides RequiemB NC 5-7 X              
kaolin SurroundO NC 5     X          
Metarhizium anisopliae Strain F52 (not eggplant) Met52B NC 5-10               X
oil: plant based BiocoverB, Omni (not eggplant), PuresprayO, Suffoil-XO, Ultra-Pure, Stylet OilO NC See Label for listed pests
potassium salts of fatty acids (insecticidal soap) M-Pede NC 7 X   X         X
sodium tetraborohydrate decahydrate Prev-AM NC 7-10 X X X         X
burkholderia spp. VenerateOB NC 5-7 X X X     X X X
Polyhedral occlusion bodies (hznpv) GemstarOB NC 5-7             X  

B= Biopesticide
R= Restricted Use
O= Organic

(++)= One application per crop per season
(+)= One application per year ST= Seed Treatment
T= for tomato
P = for pepper
E= for eggplant

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.

Warning: Applications of insecticides in MoA Group 4 are restricted to post-bloom and only when bees are not active in the site, including on weeds and non-crop plants.

Protection of Pollinators: Look for the “bee-box” or “bee hazard icon” on product labels and read the restrictions and instructions to protect bees and other insect pollinators. Bees and other pollinators will forage on plants when they flower, shed pollen, or produce nectar. Follow these steps when using products that are hazardous to bees: 1) minimize exposure of the product to bees and pollinators when they are foraging on pollinator attractive plants around the application site 2) Minimize drift of the product on to beehives or to off-site pollinator attractive habitat as drift into these areas will kill bees.