Merit provides the industry's longest-lasting grub control at exceptionally low use rates. This product gives outstanding residual control of numerous ornamental pests--it interferes with nerve impulses and disrupts insect behavior. Pests stop feeding, stop reproducing and eventually die.
Broad-spectrum systemic action
Outstanding preventive and curative control
Long residual activity
Usage rates up to 96% lower than many registered soil insecticides
Turf pests controlled:Billbug larvae; European crane flies; hairy chinch bugs; mole crickets; white grubs, including black turfgrass ataenius beetles, European chafers, Japanese beetles, May and June beetles, Northern masked chafers, Oriental beetles, Southern masked chafers Ornamental pests controlled:Adelgids, aphids, Asian long-horned beetles, borers, elm leaf beetles, emerald ash borers, hemlock woolly adelgids, Japanese and other leaf-feeding beetles, lace bugs, leafhoppers, leafminers, mealybugs, pine tip moths, royal palm bugs, sawfly larvae, scale insects, thrips (suppression), vine weevils, whiteflies Rate of use:60-80 lbs./acre (1.4-1.8 lbs./1000 sq. ft.) Active ingredient:0.5% Imidacloprid