Maguires Macadamia Grower Guide

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MACADAMIA CHEMICAL PROGRAM

TARGETMAGUIRES CHEMICALACTIVE INGREDIENT ACTIVE QUANTITY DOSAGEAPPLICATION TYPEPHINOTES
Aphids Acetamprid 200SPacetamiprid 200g/kg50g/LFoliar 14Spray with minimum of 200L mixture per ha. Do not apply more than twice per season to minimise development of Acetamiprid 200SP. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
AphidsImidacloprid 200SLimidacloprid 200g/L18ml per treeSoil Drench112Note that Imidacloprid 200SL is toxic to honeybees. Apply 2L of water solution to soil directly around the base of tree trunk after clearing application area from weeds and mulch. Irrigate within 24hrs of application.
Aphids Confidor 70WGimidacloprid 700g/kg5g per treeSoil Drench 112Note that Imidacloprid 200SL is toxic to honeybees. Apply 2L of water solution to soil directly around the base of tree trunk after clearing application area from weeds and mulch. Irrigate within 24hrs of application.
Aphids Chlorpyrifos 480ECchlorpyrifos 480g/L100ml/100LFoliar83Apply as full cover spray as soon as the pest is noticed. Repeat the application 4 weeks later and so on if required. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
Bark Borer Carbarylcarbaryl800g/kg250g/100LFoliar 0Apply approximately 50ml spray mix directly into each tunnel by means of knapsack applicator for control of stem borer or spray the lesions for bark borer control. Do not spray the entire tree. Treat only the affected area on the stem. More stable in acidic media.
BollwormMagmectin 19.2ECemamectin benzoate19.2g/kg100ml/100LFoliar 14Timing and frequency of applications should be made at the first signs of insect infestation as indicated by local spray threshold. For best results apply soon after pest eggs have hatched. Treatment must be made before larvae penetrate fruit or stems.
BollwormAmpligo 150ZCchlorantraniliprole + lambda-cyhalothrin 100g/L + 50g/L200-500ml/haFoliar 14Maximum 4 applications per season. Apply before pests reach damaging levels based on economic thresholds. Scout fields and repeat sprays if populations start to build, with a minimum of 7 days between applications. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
BollwormFastac 10ECalpha-cypermethrin 100g/L 100ml/100LFoliar 30High volume, full cover foliar application: 125 - 175ml/ha. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
Coconut BugFenvalerate 20ECfenvalerate200g/L20ml/100L Foliar56Apply as full cover spray with a mixture of 5ml Fenvalerate 20EC + 2ml Karate Zeon 5CS / 100L. Do not apply more than two sprays per season. Application may only be done post-flowering when bees are no longer active in the orchards and when there are no flowering weeds in or on the verges of the macadamia orchards. Aerial sprays are strictly prohibited under any circumstance.
False Coding Moth Magmectin 19.2ECemamectin benzoate19.2g/kg100ml/100LFoliar 14Timing and frequency of applications should be made at the first signs of insect infestation as indicated by local spray threshold. For best results apply soon after pest eggs have hatched. Treatment must be made before larvae penetrate fruit or stems.
False Coding Moth Ampligo 150ZCchlorantraniliprole + lambda-cyhalothrin 100g/L + 50g/L200-500ml/haFoliar 14Maximum 4 applications per season. Apply before pests reach damaging levels based on economic thresholds. Scout fields and repeat sprays if populations start to build, with a minimum of 7 days between applications. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
False Coding Moth Blanket 150SCindoxacard150g/L250ml/haFoliar14Apply as full cover spray at spray volumes from a minimum of 500L/ha depending on the stage of the crop. Apply when moth catches in pheromone traps which indicate an infestation of FCM or at the onset of ripening. Further applications should be made at 10-day intervals if necessary.
Leaf Roller Magmectin 19.2ECemamectin benzoate19.2g/kg100ml/100LFoliar 14Timing and frequency of applications should be made at the first signs of insect infestation as indicated by local spray threshold. For best results apply soon after pest eggs have hatched. Treatment must be made before larvae penetrate fruit or stems.
Litchi Moth & Carob MothAmpligo 150ZCchlorantraniliprole + lambda-cyhalothrin 100g/L + 50g/L200-500ml/haFoliar 14Maximum 4 applications per season. Apply before pests reach damaging levels based on economic thresholds. Scout fields and repeat sprays if populations start to build, with a minimum of 7 days between applications. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
Macadamia Nut BorerMagmectin Ultra Duo 112ECacetamiprid + emamectin benzoate 64g/L + 48g/L 250ml/200LFoliar50Use appropriate scouting and monitoring techniques to predict the onset of pest infestation. Apply as full cover spray.
Macadamia Nut Borer Magmectin 19.2ECemamectin benzoate19.2g/kg100ml/100LFoliar 14Use appropriate scouting and monitoring techniques to predict the onset of pest infestation. Start application when MNB eggs are hatching, but before the neonate larvae penetrate the nuts. A medium cover spray is essential to ensure all the nut clusters are adequately protected. If high infestations of MNB persist, repeat the application after 7-10 days. Max 4 applications of Magmectin 19.2EC per growing season. Max 2 applications of Magmectin Ultra Duo 112EC per growing season.
Macadamia Nut Borer Acephate 750SPacephate750g/kg75g/100LFoliar 35Make the first application after flowering stage when the pest activity is first observed but before the neonate larvae enter the nuts. All applications should be made as a medium to full cover spray. Do not exceed more than 4 application per season.
Mealy Bug Sivanto Primeflupyradifurone 200g/L200ml/100LFoliar 14High volume full cover application ensuring good coverage. Apply at first signs of infestation, preferably at crawler movement stage. Repeat application 6 weeks later. Maximum 2 applications per season.
Mealy BugChlorpyrifos 480ECchlorpyrifos 480g/L100ml/100LFoliar83Apply after flower as full cover spray. Follow up with an additional application if necessary. Ensure thorough coverage of target area. Wetting bark of stem and all branches is essential.
Stem Borer Carbaryl carbaryl850g/L225g/100LFoliar 0 Apply approximately 50ml spray mix directly into each tunnel by means of knapsack applicator for control of stem borer or spray the lesions for bark borer control. Do not spray the entire tree. Treat only the affected area on the stem.
Stink Bug Ampligo 150ZCchlorantraniliprole + lambda-cyhalothrin 100g/L + 50g/L200-500ml/haFoliar 14Maximum 4 applications per season. Apply before pests reach damaging levels based on economic thresholds. Scout fields and repeat sprays if populations start to build, with a minimum of 7 days between applications. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
Stink BugThunderimidacloprid + Beta-cyfluthrin 100g/L + 45g/L 20ml/100L or
3ml/15L Knapsack
Foliar21Apply Thunderif more than 15 bugs per 10 trees are noticed, according to the tree shake method of assessment. Do not use the same trees each week. Apply when nuts are marble size and wet inside and outside of the tree canopy (Oct-Nov) and repeat 4 weeks later. A third application may be necessary 4 weeks after second.
Stink Bug Acephate 750SPacephate 750g/kg75g/100LFoliar35Apply after flowering as medium to full cover spray when the pest is noticed. Apply a 4-spray foliar programme (max) with 4-6 week intervals. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
Stink Bug Chlorpyrifos 480ECchlorpyrifos 480g/L100ml/100LFoliar83Apply as full cover spray as soon as the pest is noticed. Repeat the application 4 weeks later and so on if required. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
Stink Bug Fastac 10ECalpha-cypermethrin 100g/L 100ml/100LFoliar 30High volume, full cover foliar application: 125 - 175ml/ha. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
Stink Bug Fenvalerate 20ECfenvalerate200g/L20ml/100L Foliar56Apply as full cover spray with a mixture of 5ml Fenvalerate 20EC + 2ml Karate Zeon 5CS / 100L. Do not apply more than two sprays per season. Application may only be done post-flowering when bees are no longer active in the orchards and when there are no flowering weeds in or on the verges of the macadamia orchards. Aerial sprays are strictly prohibited under any circumstance.
Stink BugVantex 60CSgamma-cyhalothrin 60g/L5ml/100LFoliar 14Application timing is based on stink bug numbers. Scouting for stink bug is done according to the tree shake or 'knock-down" method. Start monitoring stink bug numbers two weeks after flowering when the economic threshold of stink bug is reached ( an average of 0.4 stink bugs per tree using "knock-down" technique). 2 to 3 applications may be needed per season. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
Stink Bug Karate Zeon 5CSlambda-cyhalothrin 50g/L10ml/100LFoliar 7Application timing is based on stink bug numbers. Scouting for stink bug is done according to the tree shake or 'knock-down" method. Start monitoring stink bug numbers two weeks after flowering when the economic threshold of stink bug is reached ( an average of 0.4 stink bugs per tree using "knock-down" technique). 2 to 3 applications may be needed per season. Use with Aqua Right 5 for optimum pH.
Thrips Chlorpyrifos 480ECchlorpyrifos 480g/L100ml/100LFoliar 83Apply after flower as light cover spray. 2 applications per season max. Alternate with other active for resistant management.
Thrips Imidacloprid 200SLimidacloprid 200g/L18ml per treeSoil Drench112Note that Imidacloprid 200SL is toxic to honeybees. Apply 2L of water solution to soil directly around the base of tree trunk after clearing application area from weeds and mulch. Irrigate within 24hrs of application.
Weevils - Banded fruit weevil Fastac 10ECalpha-cypermethrin 100g/L10ml/100LFoliar30Full cover; high volume application: 125 - 175ml/ha. Use withAqua Right 5 for optimum pH.

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