A Revolutionary Bioinsecticide for Field Use

Spear®-Lep

Spear-Lep is Vestaron’s newest bioinsecticide for fruits, vegetables, and high-value field crops. Targeting lepidopteran pests such as caterpillars, loopers and “worms,” field trials of Spear-Lep demonstrate results equivalent or superior to conventional insecticides. With its novel mode of action, Spear-Lep is a valuable new tool for IPM programs.

Formulation:

2% Liquid Concentrate
GS-omega/kappa-Hxtx-Hv1a

Flexibility:

4-hour restricted-entry interval; 0-day pre-harvest interval.

Technology:

A novel MOA that disrupts the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor of the insect nervous system through contact activity, and designed to be non-toxic to humans, other mammals, birds and fish, and safe on beneficials.

Classification

Biological Insecticide

Safety:

Excellent environmental profile.
Signal word CAUTION
MRL exempt

Resistance Management:

IRAC Group: 32. Proven synergistic as rotational partner in insect resistance management programs, specifically with neonics.

PESTS: LOOPERS, WORMS, and CATERPILLARS

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Spear-Lep is a dual mode of action biological insecticide. Spear-Lep controls the insect through ingestion allowing the peptide to attack the nervous system. This powerful combination is effective even on resistant insects.