Surefire Fivestar Insecticide
Active Ingredients: 80g/L Bifenthrin (Water-Based Suspension Concentrate )
Surefire Fivestar Insecticide controls a wide range of indoor/outdoor pests including spiders, ants, cockroaches, fleas, flies, mosquitoes, paper nest wasps & ticks. It has a fast knockdown with a long residual and is rainfast & stable in sunlight.
Where can Surefire Fivestar Insecticide be used;
- Public Health.
- General Domestic Pests.
- Apple, Banana & Pear crops.
Turf: Fivestar has a unique ability to control adult Scarab beetles and Weevil pests of sports turf, including African Black Beetle (Heteronychus arator), Billbug (Sphenophorus brunneipennis) and Argentine Stem Weevil (Listronotus bonariensis), as well as exhibiting outstanding efficacy against the larvae of Lepidoptera. Fivestar’s water-based formulation is specially designed to assist turf managers to achieve uniform insecticide distribution across the turf surface, enhancing the degree of insect control. Fivestar also controls a range of ant species. Fivestar, when incorporated with PCT’s Surefire Spectrum Insecticide (Imidacloprid), will control all stages of an insect’s life cycle. An insecticide application combining these two products will control the current population & the residual nature of these products will prevent further insect infestations.
- Lawn armyworm (Spodoptera maurita)
- Sold webworm (Herpetogramma licarsisalis)
- Argentine stem weevil adults (Listronotus bonariensis)
- African black beetle (Heteronychus arator)
- Billbug adults (Sphenoporus brunnipennis)
- Black ant, Coastal Brown ant, Funnel ant, Meat ant, Sugar ant and Stinging ants.
Ornamentals: Fivestar is registered to control more than 10 nursery pests. Surefire Fivestar Insecticide is ideal as a preventative application during times of higher insect activity; a fortnightly application ensures full protection against target pests including
- Two Spotted Mite (Tetranychus urticae)
- Spiralling Whitefly
- Caterpillars & Loopers including heliothis (corn earworm, native budworm),
- Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana)
- Geranium Plume Moth (Sphenarches anisodacyylus)
- Whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum) including Poinsettia Whitefly (Bernsia tabaci) Biotype B
- Mealy Bugs (Psuedococcus longispinus)
- Plague Thrips (Thrips imaginis, Thrips simplex & Thrips hawaiiensis)
- Cutworms (Agrostis spp)
Fivestar is formulated as a Suspension Concentrate(SC), meaning it is safe to apply to plant foliage with minimal risk of burning.
Public Health: Surefire Fivestar Insecticide is a highly effective management tool for significantly reducing populations of biting midges and mosquitoes infesting domestic and public facilities. A single barrier treatment should provide a sustained reduction in both mosquitoes & biting midge numbers over approximately a six week period. This can be achieved by applying it to any surface area, including limbs & both sides of leaf surfaces of shade trees, flower beds, shrubs, tall grass, & shaded areas, such as around & under buildings where mosquitoes & biting midges congregate. Fivestar can be applied by either a hand or power sprayer, according to the label.
Termites: Surefire Fivestar Insecticide has a post-construction registration for the protection of structures from Subterranean Termite damage and for the control of termites as specified in the Label Booklet (Directions for use Table). As a suspension concentrate (SC) Fivestar delivers a non-staining water-based formulation, odourless & non-allergenic; it is formulated for long residual life, indoors & out.
General Domestic Pests: Surefire Fivestar Insecticider also controls a wide range of indoor/outdoor pests including
- Ants (excluding Red Imported Fire Ants)
- Paper Nest Wasps
- Ticks (excluding paralysis tick (Ixodes holocyclus)
- Apples – Apple dimpling bug (Camphylomma livida) & Plague Thrips (Thrips imaginis)
- Bananas – Banana scab (Nacoleia octasema) & Flower thrips (Thrips florum)
- Pears – Tow spotted mite (Tetranychus urticae), Pear looper, long-tailed mealybug crawlers, Light brown apple moth & Coddling moth.
Pack Sizes: 1L, 5L & 20L
Surefire Fivestar Insecticide Registrant: PCT Holdings Pty Ltd (APVMA #: 59452)