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Cruiser 350 FS

Last updated:
21.02.2017

Seed Care

CRUISER® is a seed treatment insecticide for control of soil dwelling, early leaf eating, and sucking insects like aphids including the Russian wheat aphid, wire worms, thrips, leaf and stem feeding coleopteran species in wheat, barley and beanflies in beans.

FACT SHEET


Active Ingredient

350g/L Thiamethoxam

Formulation
Flowable slurry (FS)

WHO classification

III

Mode of Action
CRUISER is a systemic seed treatment insecticide. It protects against target pests by interfering with receptors that transmit the message to continue feeding. CRUISER acts on different sites of action in the insect than do organophosphates, carbamates or pyrethroids.

Rate of Application

150ml/100kg of seed

Targets
CRUISER provides control of a wide range of early season sucking and chewing, leaf-feeding and soil-dwelling insect pests, such as aphids, wireworms, flea beetles, and leafminers.

Main Crops
CRUISER is used to treat the seeds of corn, cotton, sugar beets, oil seed rape, canola, wheat, barley, soybeans, sorghum and other field crops.

KEY BENEFITS


  • Long-lasting control of a broad spectrum of insects.
  • Reliable performance under a wide-range of growing conditions
  • Strong crop vigor and density to maximize crop potential.
  • Fully compatible with genetically enhanced plants.
  • Commercially applied by the seed company, it is a convenient way to replace soil and foliar insecticide applications.
  • Supported by worldwide registrations to ensure free movement of treated seed within the global seed market.
  • Safe for workers and the environment, if used correctly
  • High-quality formulations with low use rates for easy-to-handle application.