Insecticides for Managing Herb Pests
ENTFACT-323: Insecticides for Managing Herb Pests | Download PDF
by Ric Bessin, Extension Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
While pest problems are not common on some herbs types, insecticides can be helpful with herb production. The table below lists the available insecticides and miticides for herb production, the herbs that they are approved for, and the groups of pests that they target. The table below lists only pest groups, refer to the label for specific pests that these insecticides target. Pesticide names that are in italics represent Restricted Use Pesticides. The pesticides Dipel, Entrust, M-Pede, and Pyganic, are OMRI approved.
Always read and follow the label instructions. You must follow label instructions for pesticide applications.
CAUTION! Pesticide recommendations in this publication are registered for use in Kentucky, USA ONLY! The use of some products may not be legal in your state or country. Please check with your local county agent or regulatory official before using any pesticide mentioned in this publication.
Of course, ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW LABEL DIRECTIONS FOR SAFE USE OF ANY PESTICIDE!