Mating Disruption for Oriental Fruit Moth

CheckMate® Puffer® OFM-O

Suterra
Season long pheromone control for Oriental fruit moth

CheckMate® Puffer® OFM-O is Suterra’s aerosol release pheromone for Oriental fruit moth (OFM) control in stone fruit and other crops where OFM is a pest.

The fast-to-deploy product releases a precise, consistent amount of OFM sex pheromone throughout the orchard, reducing adult males’ ability to find females. This disrupts the mating cycle and suppresses pest populations.

CheckMate® Puffer® OFM-O is compatible with all Integrated Pest Management (IPM) tools.

Why Growers Choose CheckMate® Puffer® OFM-O

  • Controls Oriental Fruit Moth (OFM) populations and reducesdamage
  • Fights development of insecticide resistance
  • Easy-to-deploy proprietary pheromone release technology
  • One application offers season-long solution
  • Compatible with all IPM tools
  • Suitable for organic production
  • Does not harm beneficial insects
  • Low worker exposure
  • Free recycling of all Puffer materials through our Clean Orchard Promise™

Application Rate

1-2 per acre

Item #

14992

Available In

CA, CO, HI, MI, NY, OR, PA, SC, WA

Damage Reduction

The addition of CheckMate® Puffer® OFM-O into a comprehensive IPM program cuts Oriental fruit moth damage by 50% or more.

% Crop Damage

Trap Inhibition

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

Grower Standard | CheckMate® Puffer® OFM-O

OFM Trap Captures

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Oriental Fruit Moth

(Grapholita molesta)

Stone fruit, pome fruit, and other crops where
OFM is present

Monitor mating disruption using delta trap with OFM BioLure®

Monitor overall populations in traps with pheromones as bait

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

Oriental fruit moth causes visible fruit and nut
damage. OFM larvae feed on fruits and nuts
reducing yields.

Identification of Oriental Fruit Moth

(Grapholita molesta)

OFM Pest Illustration

Resources

Oriental fruit moth larva is visible in a bisected unripe fruit.

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Mating Disruption for Oriental Fruit Moth

Utilizing mating disruption for Oriental Fruit Moth control is simple and effective. Suterra's suite of CheckMate® OFM products give you the ability to reduce damage caused by Oriental Fruit Moth while fitting seamlessly into your IPM strategy.