SHUTTLE™ Miticide Approved for Use in Canada
Registration for use on greenhouse ornamentals.
CARY, N.C. (December 19, 2007) – Arysta LifeScience North America today announced the registration of Shuttle™ 15 SC Miticide in Canada. The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) approved the product for use on greenhouse ornamentals for control of two-spotted spider and spruce spider mites.
“With its rapid knockdown and long-lasting residual activity on
two-spotted spider mite, Shuttle offers excellent control of one of the
most troublesome mites,” says Mark McLear, Business Manager,
Horticulture for Arysta LifeScience in Canada. “In addition, Shuttle
has little or no impact on predacious mites and other beneficial
Shuttle delivers contact activity for quick control of two-spotted
and spruce spider mites at all life stages. In addition, Shuttle
features the active ingredient – acequinocyl – with a unique mode of
action and no known cross-resistance, making it an ideal choice to help
manage mite resistance.
Shuttle also offers greenhouse ornamental growers additional
value-added benefits including a Reduced Risk EPA classification and a
Restricted Entry Interval of only 12 hours.
“Shuttle is an exceptional value for greenhouse ornamental growers
because it provides fast control, a unique mode of action, and an
excellent fit in Integrated Pest Management programs,” McLear says.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Arysta LifeScience is the world’s
largest privately held crop protection and life science company with
2006 revenues of JPY124.1 billion (US$1 billion). An entrepreneurial
provider of crop protection and life science products in more than 125
countries worldwide, Arysta LifeScience specializes in marketing and
distribution of respected crop protection brands and life science
products in harmony with the needs of global partners. More information
on the company is available at: www.arystalifescience.com.
For further information, contact:
Arysta LifeScience North America