Mating Disruption for Peach Twig Borer
CheckMate® PTB-XL Dispenser
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
100 - 200 per acre
AZ, CA, CO, ID, OR, UT, WA
Peach Twig Borer
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
Solutions for Peach Twig Borer
Fighting Peach Twig Borer damage with mating disruption has never been easier. CheckMate® PTB-XL and CheckMate® PTB-F give you the damage protection you need and flexible deployment options to fit your IPM program.