Mating Disruption for Codling Moth

CheckMate® Puffer® CM-O Pro Extended

Suterra
Fast to deploy aerosol pheromone solution for codling moth control

CheckMate® Puffer® CM-O Pro is Suterra’s optimized aerosol release formulation for codling moth (CM) mating disruption in apples, pears, walnuts and other crops where CM is a pest. The extended size is formulated for climates with longer growing seasons.

This proprietary formulation results in enhanced aerosolization of the pheromone creating a spray that better penetrates targeted areas of the canopy. The fast-to-deploy product releases a precise, consistent amount of CM sex pheromone throughout the orchard, reducing adult males’ ability to find females. This disrupts the mating cycle and suppresses pest populations.

CheckMate® Puffer® CM-O Pro is compatible with all integrated pest management (IPM) tools. The product is also suitable for organic production.

Why Growers Choose CheckMate® Puffer® CM-O Pro Extended

  • Optimized for longer growing seasons
  • Easy and fast deployment
  • Hang once for protection that lasts all season long
  • Consistent and precise release throughout the orchard
  • Reduces pest populations
  • Fights development of insecticide resistance
  • Does not harm beneficial insects
  • Low worker exposure
  • No pre-harvest interval
  • Authorized for organic production
  • Free recycling of all Puffer® materials through our Clean Orchard Promise

Application Rate

1-2 per acre

Item #

17427

Available In

CA, CO, ID, MI, NY, OR, PA, WA, WI

Damage Reduction

The addition of CheckMate® Puffer® CM-O Pro into a comprehensive IPM program cuts codling moth damage by 50% or more

% Crop Damage

Trap Inhibition

CheckMate® Puffer® CM-O Pro hinders the ability of males to find pheromone traps as compared to areas treated with grower standard practices.

Grower Standard | CheckMate® Puffer® CM-O Pro Extended

CM Trap Captures

Datasheet

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Safety Datasheet

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Label

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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

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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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