Applaud Insecticide

Applaud Herbicide, containing Buprofezin, is a group 16 insect growth regulator insecticide effective on Silverleaf whiteflies, Mealybugs, Scales, and Hoppers.

Applaud Insecticide also controls red scale and white louse scale, jassids (leafhoppers) and longtail, citrus and citrophilous mealybugs in citrus crops; cotton mealybug and silverleaf whitefly in cotton; mealybugs in grapes and pears; mealybugs and scales in persimmons, custard apples and passion fruit; mango scale in mangoes and whitefly in protected cropping tomatoes and herbs.

Active Ingredient: Buprofezin @ 440g/L

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Applaud Insecticide APPLAUD Corteva

Description

Applaud Insecticide

Active Ingredient: Buprofezin @ 440g/L

Applaud Herbicide, containing Buprofezin, is a group 16 insect growth regulator insecticide effective on Silverleaf whiteflies, Mealybugs, Scales, and Hoppers. Buprofezin works by interfering with the moulting process of insects. When insects moult, they shed their old skin and grow a new one. Buprofezin prevents insects from moulting properly, which leads to their death.

Applaud Insecticide also controls red scale and white louse scale, jassids (leafhoppers) and longtail, citrus and citrophilous mealybugs in citrus crops; cotton mealybug and silverleaf whitefly in cotton; mealybugs in grapes and pears; mealybugs and scales in persimmons, custard apples and passion fruit; mango scale in mangoes and whitefly in protected cropping tomatoes and herbs.

What insect pests does Applaud Insecticide target;

Citrophilous Mealybugs
Citrus Mealybug Red Scale
Cotton Mealybug (Solenopsis Mealybug) (Phenacoccus Solenopsis) Scale Insects
Greenhouse Whitefly (Trialeurodes Vaporariorum) Silverleaf Whitefly (Bemisia Tabaci)
Jassids (Leafhoppers) Tuber Mealybug
Longtail Mealybug White Louse Scale
Mango Scale

Where can Applaud Insecticide be used;

  • Tree & Vine Crops – Citrus (including Oranges, Lemons, Mandarins, Grapefruit and Limes), Custard Apples, Grapes, Mangoes, Passion Fruit, Pears and Persimmons.
  • Protected Cropping – Tomatoes, Basil, Chives, Mint, Oregano & Thyme.
  • Cotton.

At label rates of 30 to 60 mL/100 L water, Applaud has been demonstrated to be safe for a range of predatory and beneficial insects, including bumblebees and honeybees, parasitoid wasps, various predatory mites and green lacewing. It has no significant effect on adult ladybeetles.

Why choose Applaud Insecticide;

  • It contains the Active Ingredient Buprofezin
  • Safe for many beneficial insects.
  • It is not dependent on sunlight or heat, allowing for best efficacy, consistent results, and application timing flexibility under variable summer conditions.
  • Rain fast when dry.
  • Has a favourable toxicology profile, Schedule 5, Caution.

Pack Sizes: 1-Litre & 10-Litre

Applaud Insecticide Registrant: Corteva Agriscience Australia Pty Ltd (APVMA #: 51547)

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Features & Benefits

  • It contains the Active Ingredient Buprofezin.
  • Safe for many beneficial insects.
  • It is not dependent on sunlight or heat, allowing for best efficacy, consistent results, and application timing flexibility under variable summer conditions.
  • Rain fast when dry.
  • Has a favourable toxicology profile, Schedule 5, Caution.

Directions Of Use

Click here for Applaud Insecticide directions for use.

Dilute Spraying General Rates:

Tree and Vine Crops:

  • Citrus, including Oranges, Lemons, Mandarins, Grapefruit, Limes, Custard apples, Grapes, Mangoes, Passion fruit, Pears & Persimmons
  • Insect Pest: Scale Insects, Mealybugs, Red scale, White louse scale, Longtail mealybugs, Tuber mealybugs, Citrus mealybugs, Citrophilous mealybugs & Jassids (leafhoppers) & Mango scale.
  • Rate: 30-60mL per 100L Water

Protected cropping – Tomatoes and herbs

  • Crop: Basil, Chives, Mint, Oregano, Thyme & Tomatoes (protected cropping)
  • Insect Pest: Greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum), Silverleaf whitefly (Bemisia tabaci)
  • Rate: 30mL per 100L Water

Cotton

  • Crop: Cotton
  • Insect Pest: Silverleaf whitefly (Bemisia tabaci), Cotton mealybug (Solenopsis mealybug) (Phenacoccus solenopsis)
  • Rate: 1L per Hectare

Rates are a general guide only. Before opening, carefully read Applaud Insecticide directions for use, precautionary and protection statements, storage and disposal, safety directions and first aid instructions. The product is designed for the particular purpose indicated on the label. Failure to use the product strictly as directed may be illegal and dangerous and render the product ineffective.

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Disclaimer: This information and product advice is not intended to be advice or recommendations for any specific use or circumstance. You should seek specialist advice before using any product. Always follow the manufacturer’s guidelines. Specialist Sales liability is limited.

Host & Pest

Host Pest
Host & Pest
Basil, Mint, Oregano, Thyme & Tomato Greenhouse Whitefly, Silverleaf Whitefly
Chives & Tomatoes (Protected) Silverleaf Whitefly
Citrus, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin & Orange Citrophilous Mealy Bug, Citrus Mealy Bug, Jassid Or Leafhopper, Longtailed Mealy Bug, Red Scale, White Louse Scale
Cotton Cotton Mealybug, Silverleaf Whitefly
Custard Apple, Passionfruit & Persimmon Mealy Bug, Scale Insects
Grape Longtailed Mealy Bug, Tuber Mealybug
Mango Mango Scale
Pear Longtailed Mealy Bug

Tips For Use

Restraints:

  • Do not apply more than twice per year in any crop.
  • Do not apply if heavy rains or storms are forecast within three (3) days.
  • Do not irrigate to the point of runoff for at least three (3) days after application.
  • Wine grapes: Do not apply later than 80% capfall.

Mixing/Application:

  • Before pouring, shake the container vigorously, then add the required quantity of Applaud Insecticide to water in the spray vat while stirring or with agitators in motion.

Dilute Spraying:

  • Use a sprayer designed to apply high volumes of water up to the point of run-off and match the crop being sprayed.
  • Set up and operate the sprayer to achieve even coverage throughout the crop canopy.
  • Apply sufficient water to cover the crop to the point of run-off.
  • Avoid excessive run-off.
  • The required water volume may be determined by applying different test volumes, using different settings on the sprayer, from industry guidelines or expert advice.
  • Add the amount of product specified in the Directions for Use table for each 100 L of water.
  • Spray to the point of run-off.
  • The required dilute spray volume will change, and the sprayer set-up and operation may also need to be changed as the crop grows.

Concentrate Spraying:

  • Use a sprayer designed and set up for concentrate spraying (that is, a sprayer that applies water volumes less than those required to reach the point of run-off) and match the crop being sprayed.
  • Set up and operate the sprayer to achieve even coverage throughout the crop canopy using your chosen water volume.
  • Determine an appropriate dilute spray volume (see Dilute Spraying above) for the crop canopy.
  • This is needed to calculate the concentrate mixing rate.

Re-entry Period:

  • Do not allow entry into treated areas until the spray has dried.
  • If prior entry is necessary, wear cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist (or equivalent clothing) and chemical-resistant gloves.
    Clothing must be laundered after each day’s use.

Protection Of Crops, Native And Other Non-Target Plants:

  • Do not apply under weather conditions or from spraying equipment that may cause spray to drift onto nearby plants/crops, cropping lands or pastures.

Protection Of Livestock:

  • Do not allow the stock to graze grasses or weeds beneath treated trees.

Protection Of Wildlife, Fish, Crustaceans And Environment:

  • Very toxic to aquatic life.
  • Do not contaminate wetlands or watercourses with this product or used containers.

Integrated Pest Management:

  • Applaud Insecticide at label rates of 30 to 60 mL/100 L water has been demonstrated to be safe for a range of predatory and beneficial insects, including bumblebees and honeybees, parasitoid wasps such as Aphytis lignanensis, Leptomastix dactylopii and Encarsia spp., predatory mites such as Phytoseiulus persimilis and Typhlodromus occidentalis and the green lacewing (Mallada signatus).
  • Applaud Insecticide has no significant effect on adult ladybeetles but is known to be toxic to early instars of Cryptolaemus montrouzieri, Chilocorus circumdatus and Harmonia conformis.
    Applaud Insecticide may also affect the egg hatch of these species for 2 to 3 weeks after application.

Storage:

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Store in the closed, original container in a cool, well-ventilated area.
  • Do not store for prolonged periods in direct sunlight.
  • Do not store near foodstuffs, fertilisers or seed.

Safety Directions:

  • It will irritate the eyes.
  • Avoid contact with eyes.
  • When opening the container, preparing spray and using the prepared spray, wear cotton overalls over normal clothing, buttoned to the neck and wrist, a washable hat and elbow-length chemical-resistant gloves.
  • If applying by boom spray equipment (closed cab), wear cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist (or equivalent clothing).
  • Wash hands after use.
  • After each day’s use, wash gloves and contaminated clothing.

First Aid:

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

This information and product advice is not intended as advice or recommendations for any specific use or circumstance. You should seek specialist advice before using any product. Always follow the manufacturer’s guidelines. Specialist Sales liability is limited.​

Withholding Period

Harvest Withholding Periods (WHP): 

  • Passion fruit: Do not harvest for one (1) day after application 
  • Custard apple: Do not harvest for two (2) weeks after application 
  • Citrus, Mango & Persimmon: Do not harvest for four (4) weeks after application 
  • Pears & Table grapes: Do not harvest for eight (8) weeks after application 
  • Tomatoes (protected cropping): Do not harvest for three (3) days after application 
  • Wine grapes: Not required when used as directed (i.e. Do not apply Applaud after 80% capfall).
  • Cotton: Do not harvest for 14 days after the last application 

Grazing And Stockfood Withholding Periods (WHP): 

  • Cotton: Grazing: Do not feed cotton fodder, stubble or trash to livestock.

Trade Advice:

  • Crops such as cotton or table grapes grown for export may require a longer interval before harvest to comply with the residue standards of importing countries. Please check with your exporter before using Applaud Insecticide.

SDS & Technical

Applaud Insecticide Label (APVMA) Download Pdf
Applaud Insecticide Label Download Pdf
Applaud Insecticide SDS Download Pdf
Applaud Insecticide Silverleaf Whitefly Technote Download Pdf

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