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TetraCURB™ Concentrate - Contact Miticide-Insecticide For Two Spotted Spider Mites, Woolly Apple Aphids, Whiteflies & more pests on all crops!


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Elevate your IPM program with biological today! 

For centuries, rosemary oil has been used as a natural insecticide option. Kemin Crop Technologies harnessed the power of mother nature to design TetraCURB Concentrate, a botanical oil-based, contact miticide-insecticide to manage and repel two-spotted spider mites and soft-bodied insects such as aphids, lygus, mealybugs, or whiteflies on a variety of greenhouse plants, ornamentals, specialty crops, field-grown fruits and vegetables.

 

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Active ingredient TetraCURB

It's not just an oil, it's a smart blend!

 

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS:

  • Rosemary oil...................50% 
  • Liquid emulsifiable concentrate
  • No adjuvant needed
  • Must be diluted with water before using.

We call TetraCURB Concentrate a SMART BLEND because its concentrate formulation contains an adjuvant and an emulsifier among the main active ingredient.

 

 

Why use TetraCURB in your IPM Program?

Growers should consider horticultural oil-based biopesticides to elevate their integrated pest management program.

Biopesticides can help mitigate population and avoid the risk of pesticide resistance, which can help growers like you produce the highest quality crops and plants. 

Biopesticides are also safer and a sustainable alternative to synthetic pesticides.

Read more about using horticultural oil-based biopesticides on our blog!

 

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Convenient to Use

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MRL Exempt

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No Phytotoxicity Observed 

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Excellent Pest Resistance Management Tool

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Quick Knock Down

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Minimal PPE

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Compatible with Beneficial programs

 

Target Pests Controlled

  • Mites such as two-spotted spider mites
  • Small, soft-bodied insects such as but not limited to woolly apple aphids, whiteflies, thrips, mealybugs (citrus, madeira), lygus bugs
  • Eggs, nymph and adult stages
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Use Sites 

TetraCURB Concentrate can be used safely on a wide variety of commercial indoor and outdoor, food and non-food crops sites such as:

  • Greenhouse and nursery 
  • Specialty crops, fruits and vegetables: berries, strawberry, blueberry, grape, tomato, cucumber, pepper...
  • Orchards, tree fruits
  • Hops
  • Citrus
  • Nuts

 

 

 

How Does TetraCURB Concentrate Work? 

Multiple Modes of Action

Leveraging our understanding of plant science and pest management, the TetraCURB Concentrate smart blend formulation acts through multiple modes of action to target pests.

The spray contact and excellent coverage kill mites and small, soft bodied-insects, resulting in quick knockdown and high mortality.

Because the TetraCURB Concentrate smart blend provides multiple modes of action, it is more difficult for the pest to develop resistance to the miticide.

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  1. The rosemary oil targets the octopamine receptor in mites to disrupt their nervous system, causing avoidance behavior, paralysis, and suffocation.
  2. The emulsifier allows for uniform product contact across the plant surface. This provides maximum product efficacy of the action with minimum phytotoxicity.
  3. The soap disrupts cuticular waxes of the insect allowing rosemary oil to quickly penetrate and induce water loss in mites, resulting in desiccation and death.

 

Directions For Use

Always read and follow label directions | Shake or mix the concentrate well before use | Must be diluted before use | Do not store diluted solution | The use of adjuvants is not required.

  • Foliar spray. Coverage is key! Apply the TetraCURB Concentrate dilution thoroughly on plant and crop surface using enough spray solution to achieve complete coverage, covering the top and bottom of the leaf until runoff. 
  • Dip application

- Rates for 100 gallons of water per acre

- A minimum of 100 gallons of finished solution to treat one acre is recommended

- Treatment interval: 5-7 days (no restrictions)

  • Preventative to low infestation: 32 fl. oz.  (0.25%)
  • Moderate infestation: 64 fl. oz.  (0.5%)
  • Heavy infestation: 128, fl. oz. (1%)
  • Rescue: 256 fl. oz. /100 gallons of water (2%)

- Year-round use. TetraCURB Concentrate doesn't have label restrictions or limitations on the number of applications per cropping season

- Do not apply to plants under stress or when the temperature is 90ºF or above

1 Gal. | 2.5 Gal. | Tote (275 Gal.)

 

Efficacy of TetraCURB Concentate | Field Trials 

 
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The products are not registered, or authorized for sale in all states. Consult your Kemin representative or your state regulatory representative for approval of this use in your state, specific applications and labeling.

TetraCURB™ Concentrate is currently registered for use in:  AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV.

 

 

 

Interested in TetraCURB™ Concentrate? Contact us to use it in your next rotation!

Richard Jones | Sales Manager     CA

P: 626-372-1153 

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Intended for commercial use. Always read and follow the entire label direction before use.

FIFRA 25(b) exempt pesticides: TetraCURB MAX is exempt from registration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under FIFRA section 25(b) regulations. Kemin Industries, Inc. represents that this product qualifies for exemption from registration under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

Contact your local extension specialist or certified crop advisors for any additional pesticide resistance management and IPM recommendations for the specific site and pest problems in your area. 

Certain statements may not be applicable in all geographic regions. Product labeling and associated claims may differ based upon regulatory requirements. Consult with your regulatory representative for specific applications and labeling.