Mating Disruption for Codling Moth
CheckMate® CM-XL 2.0 Dispenser
CheckMate® CM-XL 2.0 Dispenser is Suterra’s improved season-long mating disruption dispenser for control of codling moth (CM) in apple, pear and walnut crops.
This easy-to-deploy product releases the sex pheromone of the CM pest continuously throughout the orchard, reducing adult males’ ability to find females disrupting the mating cycle and suppressing pest populations.
CheckMate® CM-XL 2.0 Dispenser utilizes Suterra’s proprietary release technology and is compatible with all Integrated Pest Management (IPM) tools. This product is also suitable for organic production.
Why Growers Choose CheckMate® CM 2.0 Flowable
Controls codling moth and reduces pest populations
Fights development of insecticide resistance
Easy-to-deploy proprietary pheromone release technology
One application offers season-long solution
Compatible with all IPM tools
Authorized for organic production
Does not harm beneficial insects
120 - 200 per acre
CA, CO, ID, MI, NJ, NY, OR, PA, WA, WI
The addition of CheckMate® CM-XL 2.0 Dispenser into a comprehensive IPM program cuts codling moth damage by 50% or more.
% Crop Damage
CheckMate® CM-XL 2.0 Dispenser hinders the ability of males to find pheromone traps as compared to areas treated with grower standard practices.
Grower Standard | CheckMate® CM-XL 2.0 Dispenser
CM Trap Captures
Apples, pears, walnuts, and crops where CM
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.
Identification of Codling Moth
Best Practices on Codling Moth Monitoring in Apple Orchards
Feb 11, 2021 4:47:04 PM
Codling moth traps will soon be hung in apple orchards in the Pacific Northwest. Now is a great time to refresh your knowledge on how to look out for...
Using Degree-Days to Track Codling Moth
Mar 26, 2021 1:52:08 PM
Degree-days are an incredibly helpful tool for monitoring pests and subsequently timing sprays and other pest management techniques. Learn more about...
The Science of Microencapsulated Pheromone Technology
Apr 17, 2023 10:37:55 AM
Suterra is a global leader in pheromone mating disruption. We manufacture our own active ingredients and the various pheromone delivery systems we...
Monitoring for Codling Moth in Walnut Orchards
Feb 12, 2021 6:00:00 AM
As March approaches, traps to monitor the first codling moth flight will soon be placed in walnut orchards. Below are some reminders of best...
Solutions 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.