Mating Disruption for Tomato Pinworm
CheckMate® TPW-F is Suterra’s pioneering sprayable pheromone release formulation for management of tomato pinworm (TPW) in tomatoes and eggplants.
A flexible option for TPW control, CheckMate® TPW-F easily f its into growers’ existing integrated pest management (IPM) program. It is tank-mixable with common agrochemicals and works well with nearly any water volume. Because it is an MRL exempt product, it’s an ideal fit for residue-sensitive growing scenarios.
CheckMate® TPW-F gives growers the flexibility to spray as few or as many times throughout the season depending on the timing and pressure of tomato pinworm in their crops.
Why Growers Choose CheckMate® TPW-F
Flexible way to control TPW populations and reduce damage
Fights development of insecticide resistance
Easy-to-deploy liquid formulation
Tank-mixable with common agrochemicals
Does not harm beneficial insects
Low worker exposure
Minimal re-entry and pre-harvest interval
1.2 - 6 fl. oz per acre
AL, CA, FL, NC
Monitor mating disruption using large delta traps and Suterra TPW septa lures
Hang traps at planting
One trap per 10 acres; at least 2 traps per block
Check traps twice per week, replacing lures monthly
Replace trap liner as needed to ensure stickiness
Tomato pinworm feeds on both the foliage
and fruit of tomatoes causing yield losses.
Identification of Tomato Pinworm
Solutions for Tomato Pinworm
Fighting tomato pinworm damage with mating disruption has never been easier. CheckMate® TPW-F gives you the damage protection you need and flexible deployment options to fit your IPM program.