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Madex HP Insecticidal Virus

Madex HP is the only insecticidal virus available to control the larvae of both codling moth and Oriental fruit moth.

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Madex HP is for use against:

  • Codling moth larvae
  • Oriental fruit moth larvae

Madex HP can be used on a wide variety of crops, including:

  • Pome and stone fruit trees
  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Quince
  • Peaches
  • Nectarine
  • Apricot
  • Plums
  • Prunes
  • Cherries
  • Walnuts
  • Almonds
  • Plouts
  • Apriums
Apple and Pear

Madex HP Applications

Active Ingredient: Cydia pomonella granulovirus isolate V22

Rate Range: 0.5 to 3.0 fl. oz/acre depending upon pest pressure and application frequency.

Spray Guidelines: Make at least two applications of Madex HP per codling moth or Oriental fruit moth larval generation. Target small larvae early in their life cycle. Repeat as necessary to maintain control.

Pre-harvest Interval (PHI): 0

Re-entry Interval: 4 hours

Exempt: Residue tolerance (no MRLs)

PPE: Long-sleeved shirt and long pants, waterproof gloves and shoes plus socks

Organic Crops

Madex HP is NOP Approved:

This product is approved for organic production by the National Organic Program (NOP), a marketing program housed within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service, the agency that sets marketing standards. The NOP mission is to develop and implement national standards that govern the marketing of agricultural products as organically produced, to facilitate commerce in fresh and processed food that is organically produced, and to assure consumers that such products meet consistent standards.

OMRI Listed®:

This product is OMRI Listed, therefore it is determined by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) to be suitable for use in certified organic production.

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Madex® HP is an aqueous suspension concentrate biological insecticide from Certis USA. It contains occlusion bodies (OB's) of the naturally-occuring virus that infects and kills larvae of both Oriental fruit moth and codling moth.

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