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Thiamethoxam

Thiamethoxam

Thiamethoxam is a group 4A, a neonicotinoid insecticide. It works by use of the insects' acetylcholine receptors, making is selectively toxic to insects but not mammals. As a broad-spectrum systemic insecticide in weed control, it is absorbed rapidly by plants and transported to all of its parts, the insects feed on the weed, and it enters the insect's system, and paralyzes it. As an insect bait, with Thiamethoxam, it is ingested, with death following.

We carry thiamethoxam pest products, Optigard, Meridian, Caravan G, Tandem by Syngenta.

Toxicity

Thiamethoxam has been classified by the Food and Agriculture Organization as harmful to humans if swallowed. It is highly toxic to bees and midges. Thiamethoxam is non-toxic to fish, daphnia and algae and mildly toxic for birds.

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  1. Optigard Ant Bait Gel (thiamethoxam)

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    Optigard Ant Bait Gel is a powerful, slow acting non-repellent. The active ingredient, thiamethoxam, knocks out workers, brood, and queens. Optigard is for indoor and outdoor control of structure-invading ants; excluding fire, harvester, and Pharaoh ants. Optigard Ant Bait Gel doesn't have the unsightly yellowish-brown color or the runny inconsistency of other baits.

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  2. Tandem Insecticide

    Starting at: $125.50

    Tandem Insecticide combines two powerful active ingredients for two modes of action. Tandem Insecticide is formulated with thiamethoxam (neonicotinoid class) and lambda-cyhalothrin (pyrethroid family). These two active ingredients not only give you a quick kill, but provide a residual for long term control. This new product by Syngenta is also formulated with a patented iCap technology. This a technique that uses multiple sizes of micro capsules that protect the active ingredients from harsh environmental conditions, providing a long term controlled release for up to four months.

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  3. Meridian 25WG Insecticide - 17 oz

    Starting at: $132.50

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    Meridian 25 WG provides control over a broad-spectrum of grubs and insects in turf. Meridan effectively controls soil insects, especially white grubs for an extended period and with different soil conditions and soil types. It is an effective insecticide when applied as directed to the soil, plant foliage and turf grass. This water dispersible granule may be used on residential lawns, golf courses, interiorscapes and ornamentals.

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  4. Optigard Flex Liquid - 8 oz
    $56.20

    Optigard Flex is a non-repellent liquid insecticide that may be applied inside or outside. Its active ingredient, thiamethoxam kills insects by ingestion and contact.

    Optigard Flex helps control honeydew-producing insects found in landscape environments that serve as food sources for ants. These honeydew producing insects include aphids, scales and mealy bugs. They feed on vegetation and landscape. Apply Optigard Flex to the foliage of these plants or the soil beneath the plants to attack these types of insects.

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  5. Caravan G Insecticide/ Fungicide

    Caravan G combines two active ingredients as a systemic insecticide and fungicide combined to kill both insects and diseases that attack your turf. As an example, this broad spectrum granular combo will treat both brown patch and white grubs in one application. Caravan G controls major disease and turf pests such as ants, chinch bugs, brown patch, white grubs, sod webworms, pythium blight, leaf spot, red spot and many more listed pest on the label.

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