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LalGuard M52 OD


Broad spectrum greenhouse pest control

TARGET PESTS: root aphids, root mealybugs, wireworm, black vine weevil, thrips, whitefly, mites, psyllids, ticks.

Formerly Met 52 - Please allow for up to 2 weeks processing time

LALGUARD M52 OD 1 liter bottle is composed of spores of the insect pathogenic fungus Metarhizium brunneum (formerly known as Metarhizium anisopliae).

Once the product is sprayed onto foliage or drenched into the soil, insects that come into contact with the fungus will become infected. The spores of Metarhizium brunneum attach to the surface of the insect, germinate and begin to grow. It will penetrate the exoskeleton of the insect and grow inside the insect, causing the insect to die.

Under moderate temperatures it usually takes 3 to 7 days once the insect is exposed for death to occur. At very cold or hot temperatures death may occur more slowly. The fungal spores will be more persistent when incorporated in the soil, especially in potting media, than when applied to foliage.

LALGUARD M52 OD contains live spores that may be harmed by storage at high temperatures or held as a water suspension for more than 24 hours. 12 month shelf-life in a dry and cool place (under 68ºF) or 18 months at 40ºF. 4 hour REI drench, dip and foliar applications, 0 hour REI soil incorporated. 

LALGUARD M52 GR 22lb bag. An effective and versatile bioinsecticide for soil pest management. Composed of spores of the fungus Metarhizium brunneum strain F52 this bioinsecticide provides proven pest control efficacy with minimum impact to applicators, non-targets and the surrounding environment. 

LALGUARD M52 GR causes the insect to die in 3 to 7 days after application. When in contact with the pest, spores of the active ingredient adhere to the insect's body, germinate and penetrate the insect cuticle in 3o-4 hours and colonize and kill the insect. There is no known risk for resistance, compatible with IPM programs and beneficial insects. 

    Store LALGUARD M52 GR up to 12 months in a dry, cool place <73ºF or 18 months at 40ºF.

    LalGuard M52 OD Brochure
    LalGuard M52 OD Product Label
    LalGuard M52 Safety Data Sheet
    LalGuard M52 OD Map of Approved States

    LalGuard M52 GR Product Label
    LalGuard M52 GR SDS
    LalGuard M52 OMRI 

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