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Life Scientific Lambda

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Life Scientific - insecticide
04868

CONTAINS 100G/L LAMBDA-CYHALOTHRIN AND 1,2-BENZISOTHIAZOLIN-3-ONE AS A CAPSULE SUSPENSION FORMULATION.

LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA IS A CONTACT AND INGESTED PYRETHROID INSECTICIDE FOR CONTROL OF A WIDE RANGE OF PESTS IN WHEAT, BARLEY, RYE, TRITICALE, OATS, OILSEED RAPE, COMBINE, VINING AND EDIBLE-PODDED PEAS, FIELD BEANS, POTATOES (SEED AND WARE), SUGAR BEET AND FODDER BEET, CARROTS, PARSNIP, OUTDOOR LETTUCE, BRUSSELS SPROUTS, CABBAGE, CAULIFLOWER, BROCCOLI, CALABRESE AND PEAR CROPS.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE
NOTE: These Directions for Use form part of the Approved Product label and must be read carefully before use to obtain safe and effective use of this product.
LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA is a contact and stomach-acting pyrethroid insecticide for control of a wide range of pests in wheat, barley, oats, rye, triticale, oilseed rape, combine, vining and edible-podded peas, field beans, potatoes (seed and ware), sugar beet, fodder beet, carrots, parsnip, outdoor lettuce, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, calabrese and pear crops. To maximise the contact activity, ensure good spray coverage of the target during application.

RESISTANCE:
Some strains of aphid species have developed resistance to many aphicides. Where aphids resistant to lambda-cyhalothrin occur, LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA will not give satisfactory control and repeated applications will not improve activity. The LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA mode of action is classified by the IRAC mode of action code:’3’. To reduce the risk of the development of resistance to LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA, it is important to ensure that a nonpyrethroid insecticide classified with another mode of action code is incorporated into the pest control programme each year

CROP SPECIFIC INFORMATION
RATE OF APPLICATION, TIMING AND PESTS CONTROLLED
1. CEREALS:
1.1 Aphid vectors of barley yellow dwarf virus (winter and spring wheat, winter and spring barley, winter and spring oats, rye and triticale):
Apply a routine spray of 50 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 L/ha water during late October to cereals sown in September in areas where BYDV is known to be present. If aphids are seen to be present in the crop before this date, spray immediately and note that further treatments may be required particularly in mild winters. In later sown (from October onwards) cereals apply 50 ml/ha in 200 L/ha water when a BYDV risk is present. Application is worthwhile up to GS32 of the cereal crop to reduce the risk of BYDV. Routine sprays are advised when the cereal crop follows a weedy stubble or grass leys due to the risk of direct aphid transfer to the crop.

1.2 Grain aphid or rose grain aphid on the ear (winter & spring wheat, winter and spring barley, winter and spring oats, rye and triticale):
Apply 50 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200-300 L/ha water to achieve thorough crop penetration of the spray. Optimum timing is after ear emergence (GS59) but applications can be made up to before late milk stage (GS77) on wheat and barley and before GS71 on oats. HGCA threshold for treatment is when aphids are present on two-thirds of tillers. Where aphid numbers are lower than this, check for natural enemies of aphids and spray if none are found.

1.3 Yellow cereal fly (winter and spring wheat):
Apply 50 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 L/ha water at egg hatch which usually starts in late January, depending on the season. Crops which have emerged early are most susceptible but an application of LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA against BYDV vectors will also give some control of this pest.

2. WINTER & SPRING OILSEED RAPE:
2.1 Flea beetle:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 L/ha water at the first sign of pest attack and repeat 10-14 days later if necessary.

2.2 Cabbage stem flea beetle:
Apply 50 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 L/ha water with non-organo-silicone non-ionic wetter at the manufacturers recommended rate when feeding damage is first seen in the autumn or when economic thresholds of larvae are present. If further active larvae are found, a second application may be required and, in high risk areas, a routine application may be justified late October – early November.

2.3 Aphid vectors of beet western yellow virus:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 L/ha water with non-organo-silicone non-ionic wetter at the manufacturers recommended rate when the aphids are seen in the crop. After 3-4 weeks apply a second spray if aphids continue to appear in the crop. Any delay in treatment can result in poorer control of the virus. Note that this treatment can also give control of cabbage stem flea beetle infestations since the timings often coincide in the autumn.

2.4 Pollen beetles:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 – 300 L/ha water to achieve good canopy penetration at the green/yellow bud stage of the oilseed rape in accordance with either specialist advice or when the threshold is reached (15 beetles per plant in well-established crops, 5 beetles per plant in backward or pigeon-damaged crops and 3 beetles per plant in spring oilseed rape).

2.5 Seed weevil & pod midge:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 – 300 L/ha water to achieve good canopy penetration during crop flowering provided that seed weevil numbers have reached the threshold (1 seed weevil per 5 plants of spring or winter oilseed rape. Note that this also takes into account the pod midge risk since these lay eggs in the feeding holes of the seed weevil).
The best timing of the spray is from 20% pod set up to 75% petal fall. Note that spraying must stop at the end of flowering in winter rape and six weeks before harvest is spring rape. A repeat application may be required where pest attack is prolonged.
DO NOT spray in the heat of the day when bees are most active in the crop.

3. WINTER & SPRING FIELD BEANS:
3.1 Pea & bean weevil:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 – 300 L/ha water when feeding damage (notching of the leaves) is first seen in the crop if there is a risk to the growing points of the crop. Where the number of weevils is high, a second application can improve control if applied 2 – 3 weeks after the first treatment.

4. PEAS:
4.1 Pea & bean weevil:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 L/ha water when feeding damage (notching of the leaves) is first seen in the crop if there is a risk to the growing points of the crop. Where the number of weevils is high, a second application can improve control if applied 2 – 3 weeks after the first treatment.

4.2 Pea moth:
Apply 50 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 300 - 600 L/ha water to achieve good canopy penetration. The timing of the spray is when the crop is in full flower or as advised by the results of pheromone traps (10 moths in a pair of traps on consecutive occasions) or official advice. Combining peas may require a second treatment 10 – 14 days after the first spray but vining peas should only receive a single spray on the advised date.

4.3 Pea aphid:
Apply 50 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 300 - 600 L/ha water to achieve good canopy penetration. The timing of the spray is when the threshold is reached (20 – 30% of shoots infested between first flower and pod set on 4th truss in combining peas). Inspect the crop carefully during flowering and repeat the application if necessary.
Where aphid infestations are well established and sheltered within the crop canopy, use a tankmixture with 140 g/ha 50% w/w pirimicarb. If aphids are the only pest attacking the crop and are hidden within the crop canopy, applying 280 g/ha of the pirimicarb product alone will be a better treatment choice.

4.4 Pea midge:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 300 – 600 L/ha water to achieve good canopy penetration within 3 – 5 days of the finding of the first adult midges in the crop. Where necessary, sprays can be repeated 7-10 days later if midge activity continues and the crop is at a susceptible stage.

5. POTATOES (SEED AND WARE):
5.1 Aphids:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in at least 400 L/ha water to achieve good crop canopy penetration. Treat seed and ware crops to minimise the spread of potato viruses when aphids are first seen in the crop and use in mixture with 50% w/w pirimicarb product to improve activity provided that aphids resistant to pirimicarb are not present. An application of LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA can also give some control of cutworms since the timing coincides with that for aphids. Where resistant forms of Myzus persicae are present or suspected, LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA should not be used

6. SUGAR BEET AND FODDER BEET:
6.1 Flea beetle:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 l/ha water as soon as adult feeding damage is seen in the crop and repeat if necessary.

6.2 Beet leaf miner (Mangold fly):
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 L/ha water at egg hatch and repeat as necessary.

6.3 Cutworm:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 400 – 1000 L/ha water at egg hatch and repeat 10 – 14 days later, noting the eight week harvest interval.

7. HORTICULTURAL BRASSICAE (Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli & calabrese):
7.1 Caterpillars:
Apply 50 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 300 – 600 L/ha water with a non-organo-silicone non-ionic wetter at the manufacturers recommended rate to achieve good crop penetration. Brussels sprouts can benefit from application via a drop leg sprayer. Treat at the first sign of attack and repeat as necessary.

7.2 Whitefly:
Apply 100 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 300 – 600 L/ha water with a non-organo-silicone non-ionic wetter at the manufacturers recommended rate to achieve good crop penetration. Brussels sprouts can benefit from application via a drop leg sprayer. Treat at the first sign of attack and repeat as necessary.

8. PEARS:
8.1 Pear sucker:
Apply 90 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200 – 2000 L/ha water to achieve good crop penetration when the first sucker eggs are being laid in spring (late February – early March). In the absence of effective predators, sucker numbers can build up in summer and where this occurs, make another application of the same dose and repeat 2-3 weeks later if necessary. Some pear sucker populations have developed resistance to pyrethroid insecticides and where these occur, LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA may not give satisfactory control. Use ingredients with a different mode of action group where repeat treatment is necessary

9. OUTDOOR LETTUCE:
9.1 Cutworm:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 400 – 1000 L/ha water to achieve thorough crop canopy penetration at egg hatch or when advised and repeat 10 – 14 days later.

10. CARROTS & PARSNIPS:
10.1 Cutworm:
Apply 75 ml/ha LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 400 – 1000 L/ha water to achieve thorough crop canopy penetration at egg hatch or when advised and repeat 10 – 14 days later.

MIXING INSTRUCTIONS
Shake the container before use. Place half the required amount of clean water in the spray tank and commence agitation. Add the required amount of LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA either directly into the tank or via a filling device such as an induction bowl etc. The use of sprayer mounted pressure rinsing equipment is advised. If not available, containers should be manually rinsed three times. Add the remaining water requirement and continue agitation during spraying. Do not allow the spray mixture to stand. Immediately after use wash sprayer and other equipment thoroughly with water and detergent.

Water Volume
Apply LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA in 200-300 litres of water per hectare to cereals, oilseed rape and field beans. Potatoes (seed and ware) require at least 400 L/ha and horticultural brassica crops require 300-600 L/ha water plus a non-organo-silicone non-ionic wetter at the manufacturers recommended rate. Sugar beet and fodder beet requires 200-1000 L/ha water according to the target. Lettuce and carrots should be treated with 400 – 1000 L/ha water. Peas need to be treated in 200 – 600 L/ha water while pears require 200 – 2000 L/ha. See crop specific information for details of which target pests require which water volume. LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA can be used in orchard sprayers, tractor sprayers and knapsacks.

Spray Quality
All applications to be as a 'MEDIUM' quality spray. Calibrate equipment before an actual application.

Tank Mixes
LIFE SCIENTIFIC LAMBDA is physically compatible with a range of other products but the efficacy of the mixtures have not been confirmed in trials so use is at the grower’s risk. If using tank mixes, unless directed otherwise, the preferred order of addition of products to the tank is: water dispersible granules, wettable powders, suspension concentrates (flowables), emulsifiable concentrates, soluble concentrates. Each product must be added to a half-full sprayer and be fully dispersed before the addition of the next product. Tank mixes must only be applied within the label recommendations of every product in the mix. Contact your supplier for compatibility information on specific tank mixes. Manufacturer’s instructions must be followed for each tank-mix component

Effective
Crops
Winter wheat
BBCH
1 - 77
Registred norm
50 - 50
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Spring wheat
BBCH
1 - 77
Registred norm
50 - 50
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Winter barley
BBCH
1 - 77
Registred norm
50 - 50
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Spring barley
BBCH
1 - 77
Registred norm
50 - 50
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Winter rye
BBCH
1 - 77
Registred norm
50 - 50
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Spring rye
BBCH
1 - 77
Registred norm
50 - 50
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Winter triticale
BBCH
1 - 77
Registred norm
50 - 50
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Spring triticale
BBCH
1 - 77
Registred norm
50 - 50
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Spring oats
BBCH
1 - 71
Registred norm
50 - 50
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Winter oats
BBCH
1 - 71
Registred norm
50 - 50
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Winter rape
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
75 - 75
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Spring rape
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
75 - 75
Preharvest Interval
42
Crops
Peas
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
75 - 75
Preharvest Interval
25
Crops
Beans
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
75 - 75
Preharvest Interval
25
Crops
Potatoes
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
75 - 75
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Sugar beets
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
75 - 75
Preharvest Interval
42
Crops
Fodder beets
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
75 - 75
Preharvest Interval
42
Crops
Broccoli
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
100 - 100
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Calabrese
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
100 - 100
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Brussels sprouts
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
100 - 100
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Headed cabbage
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
100 - 100
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Cauliflower
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
100 - 100
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Pears
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
90 - 90
Preharvest Interval
7
Crops
Lettuce
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
75 - 75
Preharvest Interval
7
Crops
Carrots
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
75 - 75
Preharvest Interval
14
Crops
Parsnip
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
75 - 75
Preharvest Interval
14