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Bayer’s Belt SC registered in USqrcode

Oct. 9, 2008

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Oct. 9, 2008

Bayer CropScience’s flubendiamide insecticide, Belt SC, has been registered by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for control of several Lepidoptera species in corn, cotton, and tobacco.

Belt contains a new active ingredient (ai) from a new chemical class, the phthalic acid diamides, and provides a mode of action that acts differently against target pests than do conventional materials, says the company. “The product’s new mode of action disrupts the calcium balance within insect muscle cells, leading to a rapid cessation in feeding as well as paralysis of target pests,” said Steve Krueger, insecticides product development Belt is compatible with IPM and poses little risk to beneficial insects. The new ai’s mode of action can also be used to combat pests that are resistant to certain conventional insecticides from the pyrethroid, organophosphate, carbamate, and IGR-type chemical groups.

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