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Insect Growth Regulators

Insect Growth Regulators (IGR's) are a type of chemical that breaks the life cycle of an insect.Common active ingredients in IGR'S are hydroprene,methoprene and pyridine. Common names are Precor, Gentrol, Nygard, Surge and Archer.

Which insects respond to IGR'S?

They are commonly used for roaches ,fleas,bedbugs, and stored product pests.

How do I use IGR'S

IGR's can come in liquid, aerosol or point source forms. IGR's may be used by themselves, but they don't kill the adult stages of the insects. Most people will want to mix an insecticide with the IGR or get a product that has the IGR and Insecticide combined. IGR'S are not labeled for direct application for animals.

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  1. Pivot 10 IGR Concentrate

    Pivot 10 IGR Concentrate stops the reproduction cycle, providing control of fleas, stored product pests, listed roaches, crickets, litter beetles and flying insects. Learn More
  2. Mosquito Bits 8 Oz Jar-Shaker Top

    Starting at: $13.95

    Mosquito Bits are a highly selective microbial insecticide effective against mosquitoes in a variety of habitats. When spread over the surface of containerized water the Mosquito Bits release a biological mosquito larvicide at the water's surface. Mosquito Bits (larvicide) gradually settles in the water where it is eaten by mosquito larvae growing there,killing the larvae before it becomes an adult. Learn More
  3. Altosid Pellets WSP- Bag of 50 wsp pouches
    $69.90

    Altosid Pellets WSP, with the insect growth regulator, Methoprene 4.25% is a granulated IGR (insect growth regulator) to prevent mosquitoes from becoming adults. Each bag comes with 50 water soluble pouches, (water activates the pellets). One pouch covers 135 sq feet of water surface area. Altosid Pellets WSP work in both pre-flood or post-flood conditions for flood water mosquitoes and standing water mosquitoes. It lasts 30 days per treatment. It is an ideal solution for hard-to-reach storm water sites, roadside ditches, storm drains, catch basins, and other natural or artificial water-holding containers. Other tough-to-treat sites include cattail marshes, stacks of abandoned tires, and rice fields.

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  4. Nyguard IGR in two sizes

    Starting at: $49.49

    Nyguard IGR Concentrate is classified as an insect growth regulator. Ny Guard IGR  lasts for 7 months. NyGuard IGR prevents insects such as fleas, roaches and pantry pest from maturing into reproductive adults thereby controlling future infestations by cutting into the reproductive cycle. Nyguard has a broad-spectrum product label that delivers excellent results. Nyguard is commonly used with insecticides (non-IGR's) for rapid results. Learn More
  5. Dos Flea and Crawling Insect Spray

    Dos Flea and Crawling Insect Spray by FMC combines innovative packaging and a combination of active ingredients for a quick solution in one convenient aerosol can. Learn More
  6. Tekko Pro -16 oz

    Starting at: $19.95

    Tekko Pro is an innovative new insect growth regulator from Control Solutions. Tekko Pro prevents fleas and listed cockroaches from developing to egg-laying adults. It provides long-term and effective control of fleas, ticks, flies, roaches, gnats, mosquitoes,crickets, litter beetles, and ants by disrupting the life cycle.

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  7. Archer IGR

    Archer Insect Growth Regulator (IGR) interferes with the growth cycle of pests with Pyriproxyfen. It provides a long-lasting residue (up to 7 months), stopping the development of egg-laying adults. An unique feature of Archer IGR is its ability to remain stable in sunlight up to 14 days.

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  8. Distance IGR- Qt

    Use Distance IGR on Aphids, fungus gnats, leaf miners, scales and whiteflies as part of an integrated pest management program. Distance IGR is an insect growth regulator that is commonly mixed with insecticides, fungicides and adjuvants. Distance IGR kills eggs and inhibits metamorphosis of nymphs, larvae and pupae into adults. Learn More
  9. Gentrol IGR

    Starting at: $10.25

    Gentrol IGR Liquid Concentrate is an insect growth regulator. Gentrol IGR prevents developing roaches from reaching sexual maturity by inhibiting their growth and breaking the cycle. Gentrol IGR is labeled for food and non food areas. Food Service last about 2 months. Private residence last 4 months.

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  10. extinguish professional fire ant bait

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    Effectively eliminate problem fire ant colonies with the Insect Growth Regulator (IGR) (S)-methoprene that affects a fire ant queen’s reproductive abilities. Learn More

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