Oberon 4 SC

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EPA # 0000264-00850-AA-0000000

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OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/MITICIDE is a Suspension Concentrate formulation. The active ingredient contained in OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/MITICIDE is active by contact on all mite development stages. However, mite juvenile stages are often more susceptible than adults. OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/MITICIDE is also highly effective against whitefly nymphs, plus it has a significant effect on the otherwise difficult to control pupal stage. Make applications to coincide with early threshold level in developing mite population. OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/MITICIDE can be applied by air, ground equipment, or through chemigation. However, thorough coverage of all plant parts is required for optimum performance. Evaluate the performance of OBERON 4 SC 4 – 10 days following application.

OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/MITICIDE contains an active ingredient with lipid biosynthesis inhibitor (LBI) mode of action, classified as a Group 23 product. Studies to determine cross-resistance of Group 23 products with other chemical classes have demonstrated no cross-resistance. Bayer CropScience strongly encourages that OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/MITICIDE, applied alone or in tankmix combination with another Group 23 product, be applied in a block rotation or windowed approach with products from other chemical classes having a different mode of action before using additional applications of other Group 23 products against the same target pest. Using a block rotation or windowed approach, along with other IPM practices, is considered an effective use strategy for preventing or delaying a pest’s ability to develop resistance to a given class of chemistry.
Contact your local extension specialist, certified crop advisor and/or Bayer CropScience representative for additional resistance management or IPM recommendations. Also, for more information on Insect Resistance Management (IRM), visit the Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC) on the web at http://irac-online.org.

For all insects, timing of application should be based on careful scouting and local thresholds.
Foliar Spray Applications
Foliar applications may be made using properly calibrated ground sprayers, fixed- or rotary-winged aircraft or through properly designed, sprinkler-type, chemigation equipment (See Chemigation Systems). Thorough and uniform coverage of plants, with direct contact of the spray mixture to the target pests, is required for satisfactory control.
Do not apply where thorough coverage of plant is not possible. Applications made with less than thorough coverage may result in slower activity and/or less overall control from a single application than an application made with higher gallonages.
Ground applications must be made in a minimum of 10 gallons/A.
Aerial applications must be made in a minimum of 5 gallons/A. Aerial applications made to dense canopies may not provide sufficient coverage of lower leaves to provide pest control. Higher labeled rates of OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/ MITICIDE may be necessary for aerial applications. Do not apply directly to bodies of water. Time applications to allow sprays to dry prior to rain or sprinkler irrigations.
Chemigation applications (See Chemigation Systems) must be made as concentrated as possible. For best results apply at 100% input/travel speed, for center pivots or 0.10 inch (2,716 gallons) up to 0.15 inch (4,073 gallons) of water/A, for other systems. Higher labeled rates of OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/MITICIDE may be necessary for chemigation applications.
Irrigation Timing
If irrigation is used, conduct irrigations efficiently to prevent excessive loss of irrigation waters through runoff. Time the applications to allow sprays to dry prior to rain or sprinkler irrigations. Allow at least 24 hours between application of product and any irrigation that results in surface runoff into lakes, reservoirs, rivers, permanent streams, marshes, potholes, vernal pools, natural ponds, estuaries, or commercial fish farm ponds.

OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/MITICIDE may be applied through irrigation systems (chemigation) only on those
crops listed under the crop Application Directions.  Do not allow chemigation to run off field.

Do not apply when wind speed favors drift beyond the area intended for treatment. The interaction of many equipment and weather related factors determine the potential for spray drift. The applicator is responsible for considering all of these factors when making application decisions. Avoiding spray drift is the responsibility of the applicator.

Mix pesticides in areas not prone to runoff such as concrete mixing//loading pads, disked soil in flat terrain or graveled mix pads, or use a suitable method to contain spills and /or rinsate. Properly empty and triple-rinse pesticide containers at time of use as stated in the STORAGE AND DISPOSAL section.

OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/MITICIDE is physically and biologically compatible with many registered pesticides and fertilizers or micronutrients. When considering mixing OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/MITICIDE with other pesticides, or other additives, first contact your supplier for advice. For further information, contact your local Bayer Representative. If your supplier and Bayer Representative have no experience with the combination you are considering, conduct a test to determine physical compatibility. To determine physical compatibility, add the required proportions of each chemical with the same proportion of water, as will be present in the chemical supply tank, into a suitable container, mix thoroughly and allow to stand for five minutes. If the combination remains mixed, or can be readily re-mixed, the mixture is considered physically compatible.

Immediate plant-back: Cotton, Field Corn, Pop Corn, Sweet Corn, Fruiting Vegetables, Leafy Vegetables, Cucurbits, Tuber Vegetables (Potatoes), Strawberry
30-day plant-back: Alfalfa, Barley, Bulb vegetables (crop group 3-07), Oat, Sugarbeets, Wheat
12-month plant-back: All other crops

Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal.
PESTICIDE STORAGE: OBERON 4 SC INSECTICIDE/MITICIDE is packaged in poly-ethylene containers. Do not allow product or containers to freeze. Store in a cool, dry place and in such a manner as to prevent cross contamination with other pesticides, fertilizers, food and feed. Store in original container and out of the reach of children, preferably in a locked storage area.

Read the entire Directions for Use, Conditions, Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability before using this product.  If terms are not acceptable, return the unopened product container at once.
By using this product, user or buyer accepts the following Conditions, Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability.
CONDITIONS: The directions for use of this product are believed to be adequate and must be followed carefully. However, it is impossible to eliminate all risks associated with the use of this product. Crop injury, ineffectiveness or other unintended consequences may result because of such factors as weather conditions, presence of other materials, or the manner of use or application, all of which are beyond the control of Bayer CropScience.  To the extent allowed by law, all such risks shall be assumed by the user or buyer.

Registered for culturesRatePreharvest Interval
Corn2.85 - 8 fl oz30
Sweet corn2.85 - 8 fl oz30
Cotton3 - 8 fl oz30
Arracacha4 - 8 fl oz7
Arrowroots4 - 8 fl oz7
Artichokes4 - 8 fl oz7
Cassava4 - 8 fl oz7
Chayote4 - 8 fl oz7
Chufas4 - 8 fl oz7
Taro, dasheen4 - 8 fl oz7
Ginger4 - 8 fl oz7
Leren4 - 8 fl oz7
Potatoes4 - 8 fl oz7
Sweet potatoes4 - 8 fl oz7
Turmeric4 - 8 fl oz7
True yam4 - 8 fl oz7
Bean yam4 - 8 fl oz7