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BASF Pylon

Pylon is a unique miticide-insecticide solution for control of tough greenhouse pests, including mites and thrips

Pylon miticide-insecticide, with the active ingredient chlorfenapyr, is a cost-effective, broad-spectrum product that provides exceptional control of key greenhouse pests. Pylon miticide-insecticide is the only registered product in the pyrroles class of chemistry with control of a range of insects and mites, caterpillars, and Western flower and chilli thrips on ornamental plants. Pylon miticide-insecticide controls the target insect or mite by interfering with energy production of the pests. Its translaminar movement and mode of action result in mortality of most pests within 72 hours.

Pests Controlled

  • Caterpillars
  • Fungus gnats
  • Broad mite
  • Citrus budmite
  • Cyclamen mite
  • Rust mite
  • Spider mites
  • Foliar nematodes
  • Western flower thrips
  • Chilli thrips

Product Attributes

  • Provides 14 to 21 days of control, depending on the pest and pest population pressure
  • Exceptional control of thrips, including Western flower and chilli thrips
  • Rainfast in 60 minutes
  • Broad-spectrum control of nymph and adult stages of mites
  • Only registered product for foliar nematodes in greenhouses
  • Mortality of most pests within 72 hours, except foliar nematodes
  • Excellent translaminar activity

Keys to Success

To minimize risk of injury to plants, make applications prior to blooming or avoid blooms whenever possible. Apply in the coolest times of day and refer to the Pylon miticide-insecticide label to evaluate crop safety on any plants you may be treating. Pylon miticide-insecticide is not ovicidal and so should be used in rotation with a registered ovicidal product specific for the pest when moderate to high populations of eggs are present. Applications should be made to the immature stages of insects and mites.

When target insect populations are high and potential for multiple generations exists, make a Pylon miticideinsecticide application at the high rate, then make a sequential application five to seven days later. Make only one sequential application at the five- to seven-day interval when necessary. See the label for additional instructions regarding resistance management.

  • BASF Pylon Pylon Spec Sheet
  • BASF Pylon Pylon SDS
Diseases & Pests Controlled
  • Caterpillars
  • Gnats
  • Nematodes
  • Spider Mites
  • Thrips
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