Mating Disruption for Stone Fruit Pests

CheckMate® SF

Suterra
The first long-lasting pheromone solution for peach twig borer and Oriental fruit moth control

CheckMate® SF Dispenser is Suterra’s long-lasting combo mating disruption dispenser for management of Oriental fruit moth and peach twig borer in stone fruit crops and tree nut crops where these pests are a common problem.

This product utilizes Suterra’s proprietary release technology for continuous pheromone release throughout the season. Easy to deploy, the dispensers release the sex pheromone for both pests throughout the orchard. CheckMate® SF Dispenser is suitable for organic production and is an ecologically friendly, effective tool that leaves no residue.

CheckMate® SF Dispenser is compatible with all integrated pest management (IPM) tools.

Why Growers Choose CheckMate® SF

  • Reduces PTB and OFM damage
  • Convenient dual-purpose product, target two species with one dispenser
  • Fights development of insecticide resistance
  • Easy-to-deploy proprietary pheromone release technology
  • Compatible with all IPM tools
  • Does not harm beneficial insects

Application Rate

150 - 200 per acre

Item #

16702

Available In

CA, CO

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Peach Twig Borer & Oriental Fruit Moth

(Anarsia lineatella & Grapholita molesta)

Stone Fruit

Monitor mating disruption using large delta traps, Suterra PTB septa lure, and OFM BioLure®

Trap for PTB and OFM using separate traps baited with the correct lure

Hang traps by late winter/early spring

At least one trap set per 15-20 acres; minimum 2 trap sets per block

Check traps weekly, replacing PTB septa lures monthly and OFM BioLure® every other month

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 & Oriental Fruit Moth

(Anarsia lineatella & Grapholita molesta)

PTB Pest Illustration
OFM Pest Illustration

Mating Disruption for Peach Twig Borer & Oriental Fruit Moth

Utilizing mating disruption for Peach Twig Borer & Oriental Fruit 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