Sheriff 100 Product Details

Sheriff 100



Sheriff 100 is an insecticide for the control of caterpillar pests in vegetable brassicas, maize, sweetcorn and tomatoes, thrips and aphids in onions and tomatoes, grass grub beetle on non-bearing fruit trees and non-flowering newly planted shelter belts, Tasmanian grass grub and red legged earth mite in pasture and industrial pests in buildings.

  • Easy to use liquid formulation

  • Excellent control of cutworm and Tasmanian grass grub

  • Rapid knockdown

  • Good residual activity on foliage and in soil


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100g/L alpha-cypermethrin
Emulsifiable concentrate
1L & 5L

General Information
Sheriff 100 is a pyrethroid insecticide particularly active against cutworm and other caterpillars, thrips, aphids, and industrial pests including flies, spiders, cockroaches and ants. Sheriff 100 provides rapid knockdown combined with good residual effect. Sheriff 100 is non systemic so good coverage is essential to obtain control.

Use Rates
Crop
Pest
Rate
Comments
Vegetable brassicas
Diamond back moth, white butterfly
200-250ml/ha
Commence spraying immediately after transplanting and continue at 14 day intervals. Use high rate when infection pressure is high.
Maize and sweetcorn
Greasy cutworm, armyworm, corn earworm
150-200ml/ha
For aerial application on mature crops use a minimum of 100L water/ha.
Greasy cutworm: Apply at first sign of seedling damage.
Armyworm: Apply at first sign of infestation and use high water rates to ensure penetration to the base of the crop.
Corn earworm: Apply at first appearance of caterpillars on silks. Repeat at 10-14 day intervals or as required.

Onions
Thrips
200-250ml/ha
Spray as soon as thrips are noticed and continue at 14 day intervals. Try to get the spray running into the neck of the onion where the young thrips are.
Pasture
Tasmanian grass grub larvae

Red legged earth mite

100-150ml/ha


50ml/ha

Apply in Autumn at first appearance of grubs and pasture damage. Use the high rate when larvae are more than 10mm long.

Apply when mite damage (leaf bleaching) is noticed, especially on legume seedlings.

Stonefruit
Green peach aphid
20-25ml/100L water
Apply only in the pre-flowering period. Apply at first sign of aphid infestation and repeat as required at 10-14 day intervals. Use the higher rate when aphid numbers are high.
Tomatoes (field)
Tomato fruit worm, aphids
200-300ml/ha
Commence spraying from fruitworm emergence at 7-10 day intervals. Use the high rate when infection pressure is high or caterpillars 20-30mm are present.
Non-bearing fruit trees and vines*
Grass grub beetle
50ml/100L water
Apply at dusk as a moderately fine spray to ensure thorough coverage of foliage. Begin treatment when beetles first appear and repeat as required at 7 day intervals.
*Including berryfruit, pipfruit, tamarillos, avocados and grapes.


Directions for Use
Apply in sufficient water to achieve complete coverage. Add Contact™ Xcel when spraying on hard to wet crops.

Compatibility
Compatible with most commonly used pesticides.

Withholding Period
It is an offence for user of this product to cause residues exceeding the relevant MRL in the New Zealand (Maximum Residue Limits of Agricultural Compounds) Food Standards.

Brassicas and tomatoes (field): 3 days
Sweetcorn: 7 days
Onions: 14 days

Do not graze or feed livestock on treated maize or sweetcorn stubble within 14 days of treatment.
Do not graze pasture within 7 days of treatment or cut stockfeed within 14 days of treatment.


Further Information
Click here to download the Sheriff 100 Label or email us for further details. Alternatively contact your local Nufarm Territory Manager.