Tomato, Pepper, Eggplant - Home Use Insecticides

Insecticides registered for HOME 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 Garden Tech Sevin 5% Dust Bug Killer 1A 3 X X X X X X X  
malathion Spectracide Malathion; Ortho Malathion 1B 5 X   X          
bifenthrin Bonide Eight Flower and Vegetable Granules 3 7 X X X X        
cyfluthrin BioAdvanced Vegetable & Garden Insect Spray 3 2 X X   X X X X  
deltamethrin Green Light Many Purpose Dust 3 1 X X   X X   X  
esfenvalerate Monterey Bug Buster II 3 5 X X X X X X X  
lambda-cyhalothrin Spectracide Triazicide 3 7 X X X X X X X  
permethrin Bonide Eight Vegetable Fruit and Flower 3 3 X X X X X X X  
zeta-cypermethrin GardenTech Sevin 3 14 X X X X X X X  
pyrethrins + piperonyl butoxide Bonide Pyrethrin Garden Insect SprayB, Worry Free Insecticide and Miticide 3 3 X X X X X X X  
pyrethrins + canola oil (tomato only) Espoma Insect ControlB, Monterey Take Down Garden SprayB 3/   X   X         X
pyrethrins + sulfur (not eggplant) Bonide Tomato and Vegetable 3 in 1B; Natria Insect Disease & Mite ControlB; Ortho Insect Mite & Disease 3 in 1B 3/M2 7 X X X         X
spinosad Monterey Garden Insect SprayOB, Bonide Captain Jack’s DeadbugB, Natural Guard Spinosad SprayOB 5 4   X   X   X X  
spinosad + iron phosphate Monterey Sluggo PlusOB 5 4       X        
Bacillus thuringiensis Bonide ThuricideOB, Safer Caterpillar Killer with BtOB, Natural Guard Caterpillar Killer with BtOB, Garden Safe Bt Worm and Caterpillar KillerOB 11 5-7           X X  
oils: plant based Natural Gauard Neem SprayOB, Monterey Neem OilOB, Garden Safe Neem OilOB, Monterey All Natural Mite & Insect Control NC 1 X X X X X X X X
potassium salts of fatty acids (insecticidal soap) Safer 3-in-1 Garden SprayB, Natria Insecticidal SoapB NC 7 X   X         X

B= Biopesticide
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.