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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.

Benefits

  • Calypso has systemic and translaminar activity. 
  • Calypso is compatible with IPM programmes. 

Using Calypso on Apples

Insect Pests: 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.

Insect Pest: 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.

Insect Pest: 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.

Using Calypso on Avocados

Insect Pest: 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.

Using Calypso on Kiwifruit

Insect Pest: Armoured scales 

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

Using Calypso on Nectarines and Peaches

Insect Pest: Thrips 

Use 20 ml/100 L of water. Apply from flowering to shuck-fall when pest threshold is reached.