Bonide Captain Jack's Deadbug Brewcontains Spinosad "spin-OH-sid. Spinosad is derived from a naturally occurring soil dwelling bacterium that was collected from an abandoned rum distillery on a Caribbean island in 1982. This unique bacterium was defined as a new species when it was discovered and it has never been found in nature anywhere else in the world.
Since being discovered, Spinosad has become a leading pesticide used by agriculture world wide in the production of organic produce. Today, thanks to Captain Jack's Deadbug Brew, Spinosad is available to the homeowner.
For control of foliage feeding worms (caterpillars), thrips and other listed pests in:
Fruiting vegetables, such as tomato, pepper, okra and eggplant
Cucurbits, such as cantaloupe and honeydew
Cole crops (Brassica), such as broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower
Leafy vegetables, such as lettuce, spinach and celery
Tuberous vegetables, such as potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams, Jerusalem artichoke, Chinese artichoke and cassava
Stone fruits, such as peaches, plums, cherries, nectarines, prunes and apricots
Apple and other pome fruits, such as pears, crabapples, mayhaw and quince
Bushberries and caneberries, such as blueberry, blackberry and raspberry
Application:This ready-to-spray bottle connects to a garden hose for automatic mixing. Begin spraying after bugs appear and cover plants completely to treat. See label for directions about reapplication intervals and pre-harvest intervals. Active ingredient: 0.5% Spinosad (a mixture of spinosyn A and spinosad D)