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Mating Disruption for Peach Twig Borer

CheckMate® PTB-XL Dispenser

The first long-lasting pheromone solution for peach twig borer control

CheckMate® PTB-XL Dispenser is Suterra’s season-long mating disruption dispenser for management of peach twig borer (PTB) in peaches, apricots, almonds and other stone fruit and tree nut crops where PTB is a pest.

This easy-to-deploy product releases the sex pheromone of the adult female PTB moth continuously throughout the orchard, reducing males’ ability to find females. This disrupts the mating cycle of the moth and suppresses pest populations. CheckMate® PTB-XL is an ecologically friendly, effective tool that leaves no residue.

CheckMate® PTB-XL 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® PTB-XL Dispenser

  • Controls PTB populations and reduces damage
  • Fights development of insecticide resistance
  • Easy-to-deploy proprietary pheromone release technology
  • Compatible with all IPM tools
  • Authorized for organic production
  • Does not harm beneficial insects
  • Zero residue

Application Rate

100 - 200 per acre

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Peach Twig Borer

(Anarsia lineatella)

Stone Fruit and Almonds

Monitor mating disruption using large delta trap with a Suterra PTB septa lure

Hang traps by early to mid-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

PTB larva feed on the shoots and fruit of stone
fruit, reducing yield and inhibiting the growth
of young plants.

Identification of Peach Twig Borer

(Anarsia lineatella)

PTB Pest Illustration


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