Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide & Termiticide (Imidacloprid)

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Spectrum 200SC Insecticide is a Systemic insecticide which targets sucking insects and is soft on non-target insects such as ladybirds, hoverflies, spiders and predatory mites.  Spectrum 200SC is also registered for use in the control of all species of subterranean termites (including mastotermes darwiniensis) in both new and existing buildings.  Spectrum kills termites on contact.  

Active Ingredient: Imidacloprid @ 200g/L

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Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide & Termiticide (Imidacloprid) SPECTRUM PCT

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Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide & Termiticide

Active Ingredient: Imidacloprid @ 200g/L

Surefire Spectrum 200SC Insecticide is a Systemic insecticide that targets sucking insects and is soft on non-target insects such as ladybirds, hoverflies, spiders and predatory mites.  

  • Spectrum 200SC Insecticide is used in the control of aphids, mirids and brown flea beetle on cotton; green peach aphid, woolly aphid, grey cabbage aphid and turnip aphids on crops specified in the directions for use table; and for the control of some insect pests of ornamentals.
  • Spectrum 200SC is registered for use in the control of all species of subterranean termites (including Mastotermes darwiniensis) in both new and existing buildings.  Spectrum kills termites on contact.
  • Spectrum 200SC Insecticide controls aphids, azalea lace bugs, Silverleaf whitefly, thrips, longtailed mealybug, hibiscus flower beetle, harlequin bug, bronze orange bug, Fuller’s rose weevil, psyllids & soft scale on ornamentals, roses and various fruit trees and vegetables. Systemic action – absorbed through the foliage and moves throughout the plant to control insect pests – Works from the inside out.  

How It Works: 

Surefire Spectrum 200 SC is a concentrated systemic insecticide that targets sucking insects.  Systemic insecticides are soluble enough in the water that they can be absorbed by a plant and moved around in its tissues.  The Imidacloprid is absorbed through the foliage and moves throughout the plant to control insect pests. Imidacloprid 200SC can be applied via various application methods including Foliar Spray, Soil Drench & Stem Injection (refer to label).

As a Termiticide:
Surefire Spectrum 200 SC is a non-repellent application that binds readily to the soil.  It can’t be detected by the termites, greatly assisting with colony control & elimination and is easily applied with your existing treatment equipment.

Surefire Spectrum 200SC is unbeatable value when compared to other non-repellent termiticides & other liquid termiticides.

Surefire Spectrum 200SC Insecticide is registered for 5 years of protection.

As an Insecticide:

Surefire Spectrum 200 SC provides systemic control of a broad range of insect pests, acropetally distributed and featuring a water-based 200g/L Imidacloprid formulation, in the following areas;

  • Turf
  • Ornamentals
  • Shrubs & Trees
  • Crops & Vegetables
  • Subterranean Termites

Turf:

In turf, Surefire Spectrum 200 SC controls

  • the first instar larvae of African black beetle
  • Argentinian scarab
  • Pruinose scarab

It has extended residual activity in the soil, allowing flexibility in application timing, with a single application giving season-long control. Surefire Spectrum, when incorporated with PCT’s Surefire Fivestar Insecticide ( Bifenthrin ), will control all stages of an insect’s life cycle.  An insecticide application combining these two products will control the current population and the residual nature of these products will prevent further insect infestations.

Ornamentals:

Surefire Spectrum 200 SC controls a broad range of sucking & chewing insects, including

Aphids Hibiscus Flower Beetle
Azalea Lace Bug Mealybug
Bronze Orange Bug Psyllids
Curl Grubs Soft Scales
Fuller’s Rose Beetle Thrips
Harlequin Bug Whitefly

Spectrum is systemic in action; it keeps working for weeks after treatment, effectively immunizing plants against the target pests if they return. It is soft on non-target insects such as ladybirds, spiders, & soil micro-organisms.

Shrubs & Trees:

In shrubs and trees, Spectrum treats

  • Elm Leaf Beetle in Elm Trees
  • Flatid (Jamella Australiae) in Pandanus Trees
  • Chrysomelid Beetle Larvae & Psyllids in Rucalyptus seedlings

& is useful for the control of various insects in shrubs.

Crops & Vegetables:

Spectrum is effective for the control of

  • Green Peach Aphid
  • Woolly Aphid
  • Grey Cabbage Aphid
  • Turnip Aphid

on various crops as well as aphids, mirids & brown flea beetle on cotton. It is effective in the control of sucking pests on stone fruit, apples, cucurbits, capsicum, eggplant, potatoes, sweet potatoes, brassicas & cucumber.

Subterranean Termites:

Surefire Spectrum 200 SC is registered for use in the control of all species of subterranean termites ( including mastotermes darwiniensis) in new and existing buildings.

Pack Sizes: 1L, 5L & 20L

Registrant: PCT Holdings Pty Ltd (APVMA #:60124)

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  1. Petae Goldenstein

    Petae Goldenstein (verified owner)

    Great product, fast shipping.

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  2. wholehog

    Scale insects

    wholehog (verified owner)

    I originally purchased a 250ml bottle to experiment on common brown scale in a greenhouse situation after trying many other products including Bifenthrin. This product is much more effective over all the others as the results showed very quickly. I might also add that i purchased a 5 litre container from Specialist Sales online on a Sunday night using PayPal and it was on my doorstep the following Wednesday morning.

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  3. Doug Burley

    Dependable Product

    Doug Burley (verified owner)

    I continue to use this for all round protection from sucking /leaf eating insects.
    Careful attention to the time of application reduces any impact on desirable insects.

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  4. M Hollis

    Aphids

    M Hollis (verified owner)

    Seems to have gotten rid of them I need to respray whenever I see them coming back at the moment each month or so

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  5. Chris

    Eucalyptus stink beetles and sawfly lava

    Chris (verified owner)

    A bit too early to tell but I’ve sprayed young
    eucalypts with it about 7 days ago and the
    pests seem to have left. I had been using
    contact chemicals, so I need to wait a week or two to be sure it’s the imidacloprid doing the work.

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    Kay Frankham (verified owner)

    Had trouble with whieflys.Tried other products that didnt work.This one is good

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  7. Question

    Derek Skilton

    I have a severe outbreak of Thrips on new rose plants. Can Surefire Spectrum 200SC be used as a drench and spray please. What mixture rate would you recommend for each?

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    • Maria

      What’s the best way to use this for succulents, to get rid of mealy bugs?

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    • specialistsales

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      Surefire Spectrum 200SC is applied as a thorough cover spray of the succulent at the first sign of insect infestation. Repeat applications may be required approx 2 weeks apart or as necessary. The mixing rate is 2.5mL per 10L Water.

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      Surefire Spectrum 200SC is only registered to control aphids on roses. It is registered to control Greenhouse Thrips on ornamental plants and Melon Thrips on Eggplant so it might be worth a try in your situation. Spectrum 200SC can be used as a soil drench on roses to control aphids @ 3.5mL per 2L Water per rose plant. The mixture is poured evenly around the drip zone (ie soil below the leaf area). Use this rate for plants up to 1m high. For each additional metre of plant height, add 2mL extra Spectrum Insecticide to the 2L of water. To apply Spectrum 200SC as a spray to roses mix 2.5mL per 10L water and apply as a thorough cover spray at the first sign of insect infestation.

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    Margaret J Healey

    Would spectrum be good for spider mites on desert roses.

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      Spectrum 200SC Insecticide is not registered or recommended to control mites.  We would suggest looking at a specific Miticide such as Stealth Miticide which is registered to control Carmine Mite (Spider) in ornamental plants.   Stealth has many mites listed on the list of pests it controls, including Tea Red Spider Mite and Red Spider Mite.

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    Jim

    To saturate the ground under citrus. What proportions of insecticide to water per tree?

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      Surefire Spectrum is registered for use as a cover spray for controlling pests in Citrus Trees @ 25mL per 100L Water. If you wanted to try a soil drench then I would suggest a similar rate as used for Elm Trees. This is a rate of 7mL Spectrum for every 25mm of tree diameter (measured at chest height). Total water required depends on the diameter of the tree;
      50L Water per tree with a diameter up to 400-500mm & 100L per tree for larger trees.

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Features & Benefits

As an Insecticide:

  • Systemic action provides excellent residual control
  • Low toxicity schedule 5
  • No visible spray residues
  • Safe to the crop 
  • Different mode of action

As a Termiticide:

  • A non-repellent application which binds readily to soil.
  • Can’t be detected by the termites, greatly assisting with colony  control & elimination.
  • Easily applied with your existing treatment equipment.
  • Unbeatable value when compared to other non-repellent  termiticides & other liquid termiticides. 

Directions Of Use

Directions for Use:

Turf, Ornamentals, Shrubs & Trees, Crops & Vegetables:

  • Roses: 3.5mL/2L Water per plant (25mL per 100L Water)
  • Ornamentals in pots: 3.5mL/5L Water
  • Ornamental Plants: 25mL – 50mL per 100L Water
  • Turf: 25mL/100L Water (2.5L per Ha)

Directions for Use: Termiticide

Rates are a general guide only. Before opening, carefully read Surefire Spectrum 200SC Insecticide Directions for Use, Precautionary and Protection Statements, Storage and Disposal, Safety Directions and First Aid Instructions.

 

Questions and answers from customers

    Can Spectrum 200SC Insecticide be used to treat stem borers in the Murraya species?

  1. Q Can Spectrum 200SC Insecticide be used to treat stem borers in the Murraya species?
    Asked by Murray on April 30, 2022 12:52 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200SC Insecticide is not registered to control stem borers, but it is more effective in targeting sucking insects.  An 'off-label' trial could be untaken on the Murraya as a soil drench or foliar spray to see if it does help with the borers.   

  2. Will Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide kill mature lawn grubs?

  3. Q Will Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide kill mature lawn grubs?
    Asked by Vicki on March 24, 2022 12:03 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide is only registered to control the first instar larvae of African black beetle, Argentinian scarab & Pruinose scarab in turf.  As Specialist Sales is legally bound by what is on the products label, we can't recommend this use or guarantee control of lawn grubs.  We have had customers use Spectrum 200SC 'off-label' for this purpose, and the feedback on the results was positive.

  4. When treating army grubs, does this have a secondary kill on birds that may eat the army grubs effected by the spray?

  5. Q When treating army grubs, does this have a secondary kill on birds that may eat the army grubs ef...... Read more
    Asked by Natasha on March 11, 2022 11:20 am
    Answered by the admin

    The amount of Imidacloprid present in an Armworm that the diluted Spectrum 200SC has controlled would be particularly low.  As Imidacloprid is considered not very toxic to birds, the chance of secondary poisoning to birds that eat these grubs would be very slim.

     

  6. Thank you for your answer about can Spectrum 200 be mixed with insecticide oils. In your answer, you mention Spectrum 200 can be mixed with a wetting agent. Which wetting agent would you recommend to add for use on orchids?

  7. Q Thank you for your answer about can Spectrum 200 be mixed with insecticide oils. In your answer, ...... Read more
    Asked by Paul Morris on February 8, 2022 3:27 pm
    Answered by the admin

    The insecticide oils such as White Oil Insecticide (Petroleum Oil) are suitable as a wetting agent with Surefire Spectrum 200SC.  If you only require a wetting agent or crop oil, then a non-ionic surfactant such as Reactor Wetter 600 Surfactant or Effectivoil Spray Adjuvant are suitable.  Specialist Sales full range of wetting agents, adjuvants, surfactants, and penetrants are available online (wetting agents).

  8. Can Spectrum 200SC Insecticide be mixed with oils such as White oil, Neem oil or Eco oil to spray on my orchids to help kill scale? The scale is possibly called Boisduval Scale.

  9. Q Can Spectrum 200SC Insecticide be mixed with oils such as White oil, Neem oil or Eco oil to spray...... Read more
    Asked by Paul Morris on February 7, 2022 2:10 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide is compatible with wetting agents, mainly when targeting soft scale species, so the inclusion of an insecticidal oil should also be acceptable.  It is recommended to test the compatibility of the products before applying them to an entire mix to ensure there are no antagonism problems.  A 'jar test' is recommended for this purpose.

  10. How much Surefire Spectrum 200SC do I add to water to treat lawn grub?

  11. Q How much Surefire Spectrum 200SC do I add to water to treat lawn grub?
    Asked by Maree McKenna on February 7, 2022 12:48 pm
    Answered by the admin

    The application rate of Surefire Spectrum 200SC on Turf is 2.5L/400L Water (minimum) per Ha for boom applications, or 25mL per 4L(minimum) per 100m2 for hand sprayers.  Preferably spray on wet or dewy grass.  Irrigate with 12mm of water commencing within one hour of application.  Directions for use are available in the 'SDS & Technical Tab'.


  12. I have a citrus tree infested with aphids, thrips and leafminer, what do I need to use? I have used oils, neem oil, insecticidal soap but nothing helps. I was thinking of buying Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide & Termiticide (Imidacloprid).

  13. Q I have a citrus tree infested with aphids, thrips and leafminer, what do I need to use? I have us...... Read more
    Asked by Rohit on February 1, 2022 6:30 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide & Termiticide (Imidacloprid) controls various insects (including most of the ones you listed) in many situations but does not include use on citrus trees.  Withholding Periods may therefore be an issue.  We suggest you look at Bugmaster Flowable Insecticide (Carbaryl) as it is safe to use in orange and lemon trees and covers many insect pests.

  14. Hi, will this work for borers in a mature 4m eucalyptus? If not, what would you recommend?

  15. Q Hi, will this work for borers in a mature 4m eucalyptus? If not, what would you recommend?
    Asked by Paul on January 26, 2022 3:06 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200SC is not registered to control borers, so we can't guarantee if it will be effective in your Eucalypt trees.  Spectrum 200SC is a system insecticide, so you could try its use as a soil drench to see if it is efficacious.  You could also look at other systemic stem injection insecticides such as Silvashield Injectable Tree Insecticide.  Like Spectrum 200SC, Silvashield does not claim to control borers but may be worth looking at as an 'off-label' trial.

  16. Hello, I've just purchased this product to kill African Black Beetles in 1500m2 of fescue turf with a knapsack however unsure of the mixing rates required. Thanks in advance
  17. Q Hello, I've just purchased this product to kill African Black Beetles in 1500m2 of fescue turf wi...... Read more
    Asked by Danny Childs on January 10, 2022 10:07 pm
    Answered by the admin

    The directions for use for Surefire Spectrum 200SC are supplied with the goods and are also available in the 'SDS & Technical' tab on the Specialist Sales website.  When using a knapsack, the mixing rate is 25mL per 10-Litres water to be evenly applied over 100m2.  Preferably spray on wet or dewy grass.  Irrigate with 12mm of water commencing within one hour of application.

  18. May I use Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide on a large-ish lawn to prevent lawn grubs?
  19. Q May I use Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide on a large-ish lawn to prevent lawn grubs?
    Asked by John on January 1, 2022 5:52 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide is recommended to be applied to turf when grub numbers appear, peak or when small larvae are found in the thatch or surface soil.  Surefire Spectrum does not claim to be effective as a pre-emergent spray to prevent lawn grubs.

  20. Is this product suitable for the control of Lilly Pilly psyllid?
  21. Q Is this product suitable for the control of Lilly Pilly psyllid?
    Asked by Chris on December 29, 2021 8:06 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide is registered to control Psyllid in ornamental plants (such as Lilly Pilly) and feedback on this product is very good.  Also popular are the Initiator Systemic Plant Insecticide and Fertiliser tablets which are also made from Imidacloprid.

  22. Does this kill citrus leaf miner?
  23. Q Does this kill citrus leaf miner?
    Asked by Sam on December 27, 2021 11:41 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200SC does not have any claims to control Citrus leafminer.  The Imidacloprid 350g/L registrations have this claim, but not the 200g/L.  Specialist Sales sell other insecticides that will control Citrus leafminer, including White Oil, Success Ultra & Cropro Pounce.

  24. Does Surefire Spectrum 200SC Insecticide expire, or lose its potency?  My container is quite old and had a plug of solid material in the neck of the bottle from where the bottle had been stored upside down.
  25. Q Does Surefire Spectrum 200SC Insecticide expire, or lose its potency?  My container is quite old ...... Read more
    Asked by john Hempton on December 22, 2021 12:57 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200 SC Insecticide does not have a best before or use-by date. However, you can't keep insecticides indefinitely, and they will break down and lose their effectiveness over time.  Surefire Spectrum is a suspension concentrate (SC) formulation type, meaning it has a solid active ingredient dispersed in water.  If the product is not agitated regularly, some active ingredients can settle out in the container.  On most occasions, the solution can be agitated (shaken or stirred) back into suspension without any effect on the product's efficacy.  It is also essential to store insecticides correctly in the original closed container in cool, well-ventilated areas.  Do not store for prolonged periods in direct sunlight.

  26. Will this product be effective against the beetles/grubs that attack and bore into wisteria eventually causing the plant to die from lack of nutrients?
  27. Q Will this product be effective against the beetles/grubs that attack and bore into wisteria event...... Read more
    Asked by Rob Murphy on December 18, 2021 2:07 am
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200SC Insecticide does not have any claims to control wood-boring insects.  Imidacloprid is an excellent systemic insecticide and is used extensively on many trees/woody plants to control various insects on the foliage and others that remain close to the bark layer of the tree, so it would certainly be worth a try. However, as this is an off-label use, we can't guarantee results.

  28. Can I use the spectrum 200sc via a spray treatment for elm leaf beetle have 1 small tree and 1 medium weeping elm. Thanks
  29. Q Can I use the spectrum 200sc via a spray treatment for elm leaf beetle have 1 small tree and 1 me...... Read more
    Asked by Adrian on December 6, 2021 6:18 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200SC Insecticide is only registered to be effective control of Elm Beetle in Elm Trees when used as a soil drench, not as a foliar spray.  See directions for use (table 2, page 7). This is likely due to the minimum volume of 50L spray mix required to be absorbed into the tree to be effective.

  30. Hi, I have a big Morton Bay Fig that is already infested with Psyllid and shedding most of its leaves. A botanist friend of mine suggested injection into the tree with Spectrum Surefire but I was wondering what total amount of the neat product to use for a 4m diameter trunk abh. I intend to make about 10 injection points. Thanks
  31. Q Hi, I have a big Morton Bay Fig that is already infested with Psyllid and shedding most of its le...... Read more
    Asked by Nigel F Thomas on November 25, 2021 8:46 am
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200SC is only registered for use via Stem Injection on Pandanus Trees to control Flatid, so we can't recommend you use it on a Morten Bay Fig to control Psyllid.  The Silvashield Injectable Tree Insecticide (also made from Imidacloprid @ 200g/L) is specially formulated and registered for use in Fig to control Fig Leafe Beetle at 3-5mL product/10cm diameter at breast height.  Drill holes are spaced at 30cm apart.

  32. I have a severe outbreak of Thrips on new rose plants. Can Surefire Spectrum 200SC be used as a drench and spray please. What mixture rate would you recommend for each?
  33. Q I have a severe outbreak of Thrips on new rose plants. Can Surefire Spectrum 200SC be used as a d...... Read more
    Asked by Derek on November 24, 2021 9:25 am
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200SC is only registered to control aphids on roses. It is registered to control Greenhouse Thrips on ornamental plants and Melon Thrips on Eggplant so it might be worth a try in your situation. Spectrum 200SC can be used as a soil drench on roses to control aphids @ 3.5mL per 2L Water per rose plant. The mixture is poured evenly around the drip zone (ie soil below the leaf area). Use this rate for plants up to 1m high. For each additional metre of plant height, add 2mL extra Spectrum Insecticide to the 2L of water. To apply Spectrum 200SC as a spray to roses mix 2.5mL per 10L water and apply as a thorough cover spray at the first sign of insect infestation.

  34. Would spectrum be good for spider mites on desert roses.
  35. Q Would spectrum be good for spider mites on desert roses.
    Asked by Margaret J Healey on November 4, 2021 12:12 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Spectrum 200SC Insecticide is not registered or recommended to control mites.  We would suggest looking at a specific Miticide such as Stealth Miticide which is registered to control Carmine Mite (Spider) in ornamental plants.   Stealth has many mites listed on the list of pests it controls, including Tea Red Spider Mite and Red Spider Mite.

  36. Is this product safe to use on orchids and ferns
  37. Q Is this product safe to use on orchids and ferns
    Asked by Joanne on October 24, 2021 7:10 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefire Spectrum 200SC is registered for use on many plants, including Ornamental Plants.  It does not explicitly list Orchids & Ferns on the product label. However, we believe they would fall under Ornamental Plants in the products claims.  Surefire Spectrum does not list any restraints regarding certain plants that it is unsafe to apply on.  If unsure, a small application to trial the insecticide is recommended.

  38. Will this kill whiteflies around my tomatoes and cucumber plants?
  39. Q Will this kill whiteflies around my tomatoes and cucumber plants?
    Asked by Loretta Mostofi on October 22, 2021 12:22 pm
    Answered by the admin

    The Surefire Spectrum 200SC is only registered to control Silverleaf Whitefly on Cucumber & Sweet Potato.  As it is only registered to do Green Peach Aphid on Tomato's the manufacturer is unable to guarantee any control results nor recommend it for this purpose.  You may like to look at Pyrate Natural Insecticide, Ensign 100 Insect Growth Regulator, Zeus Insecticide, Impressor Imidacloprid 350 Soil Insecticide & Bifenthrin Ultra 300 EC Insecticide these have claims for whitefly control in Tomatoes.

  40. Will this treat Bronze orange bugs on a citrus tree? Cheers
  41. Q Will this treat Bronze orange bugs on a citrus tree? Cheers
    Asked by Adrian on October 21, 2021 5:47 pm
    Answered by the admin

    The Surefire Spectrum 200SC is registered to control Bronze Organe Bug but only in ornamental plants.  If you have ornamental citrus then no problems, however, we can't recommend it is used on Citrus trees where the fruit is going to be used for consumption.  Surefire Spectrum 200SC is a systemic insecticide so there are withholding periods etc that come into play that are not listed on the products label.  The Bugmaster Flowable Insecticide (Carbaryl) is registered to control Bronze Orange Bug on Lemons & Orange Trees so it would be with a look.

  42. I have a peach tree and its nearly ready to eat but it has got termites. Firstly is it still possible to fix this condition? And secondly if not, at what time of the season it’s suitable to spray so that it prevents from termites from the second round? Would love to hear back thank you
  43. Q I have a peach tree and its nearly ready to eat but it has got termites. Firstly is it still poss...... Read more
    Asked by Zahra on October 18, 2021 9:14 pm
    Answered by the admin

    Surefre Spectrum 200SC is registered as a termite treatment if nests are found in trees.  The nest in the tree must be located which is usually done by drilling holes and the full size of the nest must be identified, especially the highest point of the nest.  Apply a minimum of 20L of a mixture of Spectrum 200 & Water (50mL per 20L) into the nest through the drill holes.  The drill holes should be sealed after application.  The withholding period (WHP) for stone fruit stipulates: Do not harvest for 21 days after application.  The standard application of Spectrum 200SC on Peach Trees is to treat Green & Black Peach Aphids and is done via foliar spraying to the tree, however, this would not be an effective termite treatment.  You might choose to hold off any applications to the Peachtree while it is producing fruit that you plan on consuming.  Once it has stopped fruit production the application can take place.  

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Host & Pest

Host Pest
Host & Pest
Apple Woolly Aphid
Azalea - In Pot Azalea Lace Bug
Brassica Vegetables Cabbage Aphid, Turnip Aphid
Around Buildings, Commercial/industrial Premises, Domestic Premises, Foundation Or Vertical Barrier, Government Premises, Log, Post And Pole, Reticulation System, Slab - Under & Termite Activity - Nest Location Subterranean Termite, Termite - Mastotermes Spp.
Capsicum Or Pepper, Cucurbit, Duboisia Or Corkwood, Potato & Tomato Green Peach Aphid
Cotton Aphid, Brown Flea Beetle, Mirids
Cucumber & Sweet Potato Silverleaf Whitefly
Eggplant Green Peach Aphid, Melon Thrips
Elm Tree Elm Leaf Beetle
Eucalyptus Seedlings (to 1m High) In Pot Chrysomelid Beetle
Ornamental Plant Aphid, Azalea Lace Bug, Bronze Orange Bug, Citrus Mealybug, Fuller's Rose Weevil, Greenhouse Thrip, Harlequin Bug, Hibiscus Flower Beetle, Longtailed Mealybug, Psyllid Or Lerp Insect, Soft Scale
Ornamentals In Pots Scarab Beetle - Larva
Pandanus Tree Flatid
Rose Aphid
Stone Fruit Black Peach Aphid, Green Peach Aphid
Turf African Black Beetle - 1st Instar Larvae, Argentinian Scarab - First Instar Larvae, Billbug - Larvae, Pruinose Scarab - First Instar Larvae

Tips For Use

Tips for Use:

  • Prior to pouring, shake container vigorously, then add the required amount of Imidacloprid 200 SC Insecticide to water in the spray vat while stirring or with agitators in motion.

Note on Ornamentals:

  • Surefire Spectrum 200SC Insecticide has been used on a wide range of ornamental plant species without damage. However, some species and varieties are particularly sensitive to chemical sprays and as this is often related to local conditions it is advisable to treat only a small number of plants first, in order to ascertain their reaction before treating the whole crop.

Safety Directions:

  • Harmful if swallowed. May irritate the eyes and skin.
  • Repeated exposure may cause allergic disorders.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
  • When preparing product for use wear cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist and a washable hat, elbow-length PVC gloves and goggles.
  • Wash hands after use.
  • After each day’s use wash gloves, goggles and contaminated clothing.

Protection of Livestock / Animals:

  • Dangerous to bees.
  • Do not spray any plants in flower while bees are foraging.
  • Do not graze any treated area, or cut for stock food.
  • Do not feed produce harvested from treated area to animals, including poultry.
  • Do not graze treated turf of feed turf clippings from any treated area to poultry or livestock.

First Aid:

  • If poisoning occurs contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 131 126.
  • For further information, refer to the Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

Withholding Period

Withholding Period Details (WHP):

Apples: Not required when used as directed.

Cotton: Do not harvest for 13 weeks after application.

Cotton: Do not graze or cut for stock food.

Cucurbits: Do not harvest for 1 day after application.

Tomatoes: Do not harvest for 3 days after application.

Brassicas, capsicum, eggplant, potatoes, sweet potatoes: Do not harvest for 7 days after application.

Stone fruit: Do not harvest for 21 days after application.

Do not graze any treated area, or cut for stock food.

Do not feed product harvested from treated area to animals, including poultry.

SDS & Technical

Spectrum 200SC Insecticide Label (APVMA) Download Pdf
Spectrum 200SC Insecticide Label Download Pdf
Spectrum 200SC Insecticide SDS Download Pdf
Spectrum 200SC Insecticide Container Label Download Pdf
Spectrum 200SC Insecticide Termiticide Brochure Download Pdf

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