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Mating Disruption for Codling Moth

Puffer® Ultra CM

Fast to deploy aerosol pheromone solution for codling moth control

Puffer® Ultra CM is Suterra’s aerosol release formulation for codling moth mating disruption in apples, pears, and other crops where CM is a pest.

Engineered for the Pacific Northwest's growing conditions, the patented new Puffer® controls codling moth all season long. The fast-to-deploy product releases a precise, consistent amount of CM sex pheromone throughout the orchard, reducing adult males’ ability to find females. This disrupts the mating cycle and suppresses pest populations.

Puffer® Ultra CM is compatible with all integrated pest management (IPM) tools. The product is also suitable for organic production.

Why Growers Choose Puffer® Ultra CM

  • Optimized for Pacific Northwest growing season
  • Easy and fast deployment
  • Hang once for protection that lasts all season long
  • Consistent and precise release throughout the orchard
  • Reduces pest populations
  • Fights development of insecticide resistance
  • Does not harm beneficial insects
  • Low worker exposure
  • No pre-harvest interval
  • Free recycling of all Puffer® materials through our Clean Orchard Promise

Application Rate

1-2 per acre

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Codling Moth

(Cydia pomonella)

Apples, pears, walnuts, and crops where CM
is present

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.

Monitoring Guide

CM Monitoring Guide

Identification of Codling Moth

(Cydia pomonella)

CM Pest Illustration


Macro photograph of an adult codling moth facing left.

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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.

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