EPA has issued an expanded label for Transform WG insecticide with Isoclast active. Eight new crops, including corn and alfalfa, are on the expanded label, which also restores the previously labeled use for cotton and soybeans.
Cotton and sorghum growers in states where Transform WG insecticide received Section 18 Emergency Use label exemptions in previous years are familiar with the superior control it has on tarnished plant bug in cotton and sugarcane aphid in sorghum. Having received federal registration, growers in many states will now be able to experience the same outstanding control.
“Federal registration of Transform WG insecticide is welcome news for all Midsouth growers,” said Darrin Malone, Market Development Specialist, Corteva Agriscience. “Having Transform as an effective control option provides growers with a much-needed, long-overdue product that effectively controls yield-robbing tarnished plant bug and aphids. The unique proven chemistry provides an essential option to better manage resistance. Midsouth growers have long needed an effective control option because insecticide resistance is especially common in this geography.”
Transform WG insecticide offers both systemic and translaminar activity, providing excellent residual control of tarnished plant bug and several other sap-feeding insects like aphids through both contact and ingestion. Once applied, Transform WG quickly knocks down troublesome pests and residual activity keeps them down.
In addition to superior tarnished plant bug and aphid control, the distinctive chemistry of Transform WG insecticide with Isoclast active — an Insecticide Resistance Action Committee Group 4C insecticide — attacks other sap-feeding insects without disrupting beneficial insects that help limit aphid and other pest populations. The superior control Transform WG insecticide provides at low use rates also makes it a cost-effective treatment option. A favorable environmental profile is an additional benefit of Transform WG insecticide.