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Relative Toxicity of Pesticides to Orchard Predators1

N=Nontoxic; L=low; M=moderate; H=high



Mite Predators




Aphid Predators


WAA Parasite
Chemical Stethorus

Larvae

Stethorus

Adults

Amblyseius Zetzellia Leptothrips Orius Syrphids Aphid midge Lady beetles Lacewings Aphelinus
Acramite
N
N
M
L

N
-
N
N
N
-
Actara M M N N - M M M
M
M
-
Admire, Alias
M
M
N
N
-
M
M
L
M
L
H
Agri-Mek, Abba, Temprano
M M M L - - - - - - -
Aliette - - - - - - H - - - -
Altacor
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
M
M
M
Ambush, PermUP, Pounce H H H M - M L L M-H H H
Apollo N N L L L N L N N N -
Apta
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Asana, Adjourn
H H H M - M L L-M M-H H H
Assail
M
M
L
L
-
M
L
M
M
M
-
Avaunt L L L L - L H L L L -
B.t L L L L L L L L L L L
Baythroid XL
H
H
H
M
-
M
L
L-M
M-H
H
H
Beleaf
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Belt
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
Bifenture
H
H
H
M
-
M
L
L-M
M-H
H
H
Calypso
M
M
L
L
-
M
L
M
M
M
-
Captan2
L
L
L
-
-
L
-
L
-
L
-
Centaur
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Closer
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
CM Virus
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
Danitol4 H H H M - - - L-M M-H L-M -
Declare, Proaxis
H
H
H
M
-
M
L
L-M
M-H
H
H
Delegate
N
N
L
N
N
N
M
L
L
-
H
diazinon M M M L - L M H M M H
dodine - - - - - - - L - - -
Endigo
H
H
H
M
-
M
M
M
M-H
H
H
Entrust
N
N
N
N
N
N
M
L
L
L
H
Envidor
-
-
M
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Esteem H H - - - - - - - - -
Exirel
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
H
H
M
Gladiator
H
H
H
M
-
M
L
L-M
M-H
H
H
Glufosinate
-
-
H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Goal - - H - - - - - - - -
Imidan L L N N H L - L L L L
Intrepid N N N N N N N N N N N
Kanemite
-L- L-ML - - - - - - - - -
Lannate M M H M - M - H H M -
Leverage
H
H
H
M
-
M
M
L-M
M-H
H
H
Lorsban, Nufos, Yuma
L L L N - - - - - H H
malathion - - L - - M M M-H - H -
mancozeb - - - - - - M-H H - M-H -
metiram - - - - - - L - - - -
Movento
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
Mustang Maxx
H
H
H
M
- M
L
L-M M-H
H
H
Nealta
N
N
N
N
N
N
-
-
N
N
-
Nexter
M
M
M
L
-
M
-
L
M
L
-
oil L L L L - - - - - - -
oxyfluorfen - - H - - - - - - - -
paraquat - - H - - - - - - - -
Pheromones (Mating disruption)3 N N N N N N N N N N N
Portal
-
-
M
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Poclaim
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Rely - - H - - - - - - - -
Ridomil - - - - - - - H - - -
Rimon
H
L
M
-
-
-
-
-
H
H
M
Round-Up L L H - - - - - - - -
Savey, Onager
N N L L L N L N N N -
Sevin H H M L - M H H H M H
simazine - - L - - - - - - - -
Sivanto
-
-
-
-
-
-
L
-
L
L
-
Sulfur L L M - - M - - - L -
Surround - - - - - - - - L - -
thiram - - - - - - - L - - -
Tombstone
H
H
H
M
-
M
L
L-M
M-H
H
H
Topsin-M L L H M - - - L - - -
Tourismo
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Vendex L L L-M
H - - - L - H -
Voliam Flexi
M
M
L
L
L
M
M
M
M
M
L
Voliam Xpress
H
H
M
M
-
M
L
L-M
M-H
-
-
Vydate L L M-H H - - - M - - -
Warrior, Silencer, Lambda Cy 4 H
H
H
M
-
M
L
L-M
M-H
H
H
Zeal
L
L
M
-
-
M
-
-
L
M
-

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