|For Use :
Commercial greenhouses on foliage, bedding plants, potted plants, cut flowers, hanging baskets, and ornamentals
- Bedding plants (such as): impatiens, marigolds, petunias, geraniums and garden mums
- Cut flowers (such as): roses, chrysanthemums, carnations, snapdragons and orchids
- Flowering hanging baskets (such as): fuchsia, lantana, New Guinea impatiens, ivy and geraniums
- Foliage (such as): Boston fern, dracaena, ficus, schefflera and philodendron
- Potted flowering plants (such as): poinsettia, chrysanthemums, florist’s azaleas, lilies, African violets, geraniums, hibiscus, kalanchoes and begonias
- Ornamentals (such as): azalea, barberry, cotoneaster, euonymus, ilex, juniper, oak, pine, rhododendron, roses, spiraea, spruce, viburnum and yew
- Apply in the early evening with a greenhouse temperature 60° - 80°F and dry foliage for best results. The can should be at room temperature.
- Turn off pilot lights and other open flames as well as any running electrical appliances that cycle off and on. Shut off all exhaust fans as well as close all doors, ventilators and windows. Shut down all HAF fans just before activating cans. HAF fans should remain off for a minimum of three hours or all night.
- Set up a plant-free zone (about 3 ft) in which to place your canister or canisters. Elevate the can to go over the tops of the plants; many people place the can on a stool to elevate it. Position the Beethoven TR cans evenly with uninhibited release throughout the desired treatment area.
- If you are treating hanging baskets, use an empty hanging basket and elevate it higher than the hanging basket that you want to be treated. Limit horizontal air flow to optimize performance.
- To treat hanging baskets, an empty basket can be used to hold the canister and elevate it to the hanging basket level. Low volume horizontal air flow may help optimize performance.
To Activate the Beethoven Cans
Choose the plant free zone that you have set up and hold the can away from you and depress the actuator in the locked position.
Directions for activating more than one can: Start at the far end (opposite your exit door) and move toward the position closest the exit door. Leave the treatment area, using low volume air flow or fans for at least 4 hours and if possible all night.
- One 2 oz. can per 3,000 sq. ft. (25,000 - 50,000 cubic ft.)
- Use Beethoven TR in plant damage is indicated by the mites or whiteflies. Minimize airflow for the best results. The whole canister will release in about 2 minutes.
- See label for REI intervals that allow workers back in the treatment area. They range from 2 hours to 24 hours depending on the ventilation, air exchanges, fans, and open windows.
- For greenhouses with many hanging baskets or tough-to-control insects, use 2 cans per 3,000 sq. ft. (25,000 - 50,000 cubic ft.)
- For smaller greenhouses, use one can per 1,500 sq. ft. (12,000 - 25,000 cubic ft.)
- See label for complete instructions