Mating Disruption for Codling Moth

CheckMate® CM 2.0 Flowable

Suterra
The first sprayable pheromone for codling moth control

CheckMate® CM 2.0 Flowable is Suterra’s pioneering sprayable pheromone release formulation for codling moth (CM) in apples, pears, walnuts and crops where CM is present.

This is an easy-to-deploy, flexible option for CM control, CheckMate® CM 2.0 Flowable easily fits into growers’ existing integrated pest management (IPM) program. It is tank-mixable with common agrochemicals and works well with nearly any water volume. This product releases the CM sex pheromone in microcapsules throughout the vineyard, reducing adult males’ ability to find females to disrupt the mating cycle and suppress pest populations.

CheckMate® CM 2.0 Flowable gives growers the flexibility to spray few or many times throughout the season depending on the timing and pressure of CM in their orchards.

Why Growers Choose CheckMate® CM 2.0 Flowable

  • Flexible way to reduce codling moth damage
  • Reduce pest populations
  • Fights development of insecticide resistance
  • Easy-to-deploy liquid formulation
  • Tank-mixable with common agrochemicals
  • Low worker exposure
  • Does not harm beneficial insects
  • No re-entry and minimal pre-harvest interval

Application Rate

2.4 - 4.8 fl. oz per acre

Item #

14925

Available In

AZ, CA, CO, ID, MD, MI, NY, OH, OR, PA, VA, WA, WV

Damage Reduction

The addition of CheckMate® CM 2.0 Flowable into a comprehensive IPM program cuts codling moth damage by 80% or more.

% Crop Damage

Trap Inhibition

CheckMate® CM 2.0 Flowable hinders the ability of males to find pheromone traps as compared to areas treated with grower standard practices.

Grower Standard | CheckMate®  2.0 Flowable

CM Trap Captures

Datasheet

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Safety Datasheet

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Sprayable eBook

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Codling Moth

(Cydia pomonella)

Apples, pears, walnuts, and crops where CM
is present

Monitor mating disruption using large delta trap with CM BioLure®

Monitor overall populations in separate trap with kairomone-pheromone combo lure

Hang traps early in the season

At least 1 trap per 15-20 acres; minimum 2 traps per block

Check traps weekly, replacing lures every other month

Replace trap liner as needed to ensure stickiness

Codling moth (CM) larvae feed on the fruits
and nuts causing yield losses.

Monitoring Guide

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Identification of Codling Moth

(Cydia pomonella)

CM Pest Illustration

Resources

An green apple, cut in half, shows extensive signs of codling moth damage. Brown frass is visible all the way to the apple's core.

Best Practices on Codling Moth Monitoring in Apple Orchards

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Mating Disruption for Codling Moth

Utilizing mating disruption for Codling Moth control has never been easier. With a full suite of products in our CheckMate® line, Suterra gives you the damage protection you need and the deployment options to fit your IPM program.

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