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Calypso

Calypso is a systemic insecticide for use in various fruit crops including:

Apples – for the control of armoured scale, bronze beetle, codling moth, mealybug, Froggat’s apple leaf hopper and Fuller’s rose weevil.
Avocados – for the control of thrips.
Kiwifruit – for the control of armoured scale.
Peaches and nectarines – for the control of thrips.

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  • Calypso has systemic and translaminar activity. 
  • Calypso is compatible with IPM programmes. 
Crop Pest Controlled
Apples Armoured scale, Bronze beetle, Codling moth, Mealy bug, Fullers rose weevil, Froggats apple leafhopper
Avocados Thrips
Kiwifruit Armoured scales
Nectarines and Peaches Thrips
Question Answer
Product Type Insecticide
Active Ingredient Thiacloprid 480 g/l
Formulation Type Suspension concentrate
Pack Size 1L, 1.8L, 5L
Application Rate/Timing Apples
Armoured scale, Bronze beetle, Codling moth, Mealy bug

Use 30 ml/100 L water with a maximum dose of 600 ml/ha. Apply at petal fall and re-apply when IFP thresholds are exceeded.

Fullers rose weevil
Use 30 ml/100 L water with a maximum dose of 600 ml/ha. Apply in November or together with Boost penetrant at 50 ml/100 L of water in December.

Froggats apple leafhopper
Use 30 ml/100 L water with a maximum dose of 600 ml/ha. Apply on first appearance of insects; a second application may be required later in the season. Only effective against immature stages; use alternative products for control of adults.

Avocados
Thrips

Use 15 ml/100 L of water. Apply when AvoGreen monitoring indicates the thrip threshold has been exceeded, or at the first sign of thrip damage in late summer or autumn. A second application may be necessary three weeks later.

Kiwifruit
Armoured scales

Use 20 ml/100 L of water. Make two applications, the first at greentip and the second pre-flowering. 

Nectarines and Peaches
Thrips

Use 20 ml/100 L of water. Apply from flowering to shuck-fall when pest threshold is reached.
Mixing Pour Calypso directly into the spray tank with agitators running.
Withholding Period Apples: 42 days
Avocados: 14 days
Kiwifruit: Apply only pre-flowering
Nectarines & Peaches: Do not apply after shuck fall
Compatibility Calypso is compatible with commonly-used fungicides. Do not use with alkaline materials such as Bordeaux mixture and lime sulphur.

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