Thursday, August 14, 2008

Spinosyn Use Suspended in Two Counties

Dow AgroSciences announced today that it is voluntarily suspending the sale and use of multiple spinosyn insecticides in Broward County and a portion of Palm Beach County in Florida. This action has been taken in response to evidence that western flower thrips have developed resistance to a product with the active ingredient spinosad. Full article:

Prevent resistance in Pinellas County by using the following information and guidelines. For information about pesticide modes of action and preventing pesticide resistance see this publication:
For information about possible reasons why a pesticide is not working see this publication:

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