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Mating Disruption for Tomato Pinworm

CheckMate® TPW-F

The first and only sprayable pheromone for tomato pinworm control

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
  • MRL exempt

Application Rate

1.2 - 6 fl. oz per acre

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Tomato Pinworm

(Keiferia lycopersicella)


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

(Keiferia lycopersicella)

Pest Ilustration of Tomato pinworm


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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.

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