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Mating Disruption for Navel Orangeworm

CheckMate® NOW-F

Suterra
The first sprayable pheromone for navel orangeworm control

CheckMate® NOW-F is Suterra's pioneering sprayable pheromone formulation for navel orangeworm (NOW) mating disruption in nut crops, figs and other crops where the navel orangeworm is present.

The world's first sprayable pheromone option for NOW control, this product 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. It can also be applied aerially.

CheckMate® NOW-F gives growers the flexibility to tailor the number of sprays each season depending on the timing and pressure of NOW flights in their fields. 

Why Growers Choose CheckMate® NOW-F

  • Significantly reduces navel orangeworm damage
  • Reduces pest populations
  • Fights development of insecticide resistance
  • Easy-to-deploy liquid formulation
  • Tank-mixable with common agrochemicals
  • Does not harm beneficial insects
  • Low worker exposure
  • Minimal re-entry and pre-harvest interval
  • Perfect for younger trees that can’t yet support the weight of a Puffer®

Application Rate

3 fl. oz per acre

Item #

15065

Available In

AZ, CA

Damage Reduction

The addition of CheckMate® NOW-F into a comprehensive IPM program reduces navel orangeworm damage by 50% or more.

% Nut Damage

Trap Inhibition

CheckMate® NOW-F hinders the ability of males to find pheromone traps as compared to areas treated with grower standard practices.

Grower Standard | CheckMate® NOW-F

NOW Trap Captures

Datasheet

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Safety Datasheet

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Label

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Sprayable eBook

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Deployment Guide

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Navel Orangeworm

(Amyelois transitella)

Almonds, pistachios, figs, walnuts, and other
organic crops where NOW is present

Monitor mating disruption using large delta traps with BioLure® NOW

Hang traps early in the season (March)

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

Check traps weekly, replacing lures monthly

Replace trap liner as needed to ensure stickiness

Use egg traps with almond meal for added info on female pest dynamics

Use hull-split assessments for best indication of pest populations

Navel orangeworm causes yield losses and
facilitates aflatoxin contamination.

Monitoring Guide

NOW Monitoring Guide

Identification of Navel Orangeworm

(Amyelois transitella)

NOW Pest Illustration

Resources

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Suterra Expert Discusses Helpful Natural Enemies on MyAgLife Podcast

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    The MyAgLife podcast recently conducted an interview with Suterra’s Senior Manager of Technical Field Services, Dr. Emily Symmes. In the...

Solutions for Navel Orangeworm

Fighting navel orangeworm damage with mating disruption has never been easier. Puffer® NOW Ace, Puffer® NOW-O Ace Organic and CheckMate® NOW-F give you the damage protection you need and flexible deployment options to fit your IPM program.

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