Active Ingredient: .5% Imidacloprid
Merit Insecticide is a broad spectrum, systemic insecticide that is effective at extremely low use rates. Merit delivers outstanding control of a variety of turf and ornamental insects. It has an active ingredient that provides strong residual activity and superior biological performance. Even soil application to shrubs and trees provides long-lasting control of labeled insect pests.
Not to worry, Merit's low use rate means low risk to you and other non-target organisms. Plus, Merit is effective at use rates 85% to 96% lower than most currently registered soil insecticides for use on turf (based on recommended application rate).
White grubs including larvae of:
Black turfgrass ataenius
Northern masked chafer
Southern masked chafer
Asiatic garden beetle
Green June Beetle
Annual bluegrass weevil larvae (Hyperodes spp.)
Church Bugs (suppression)
Elm leaf beetles
Pine tip moth larvae
Royal palm bug
Coverage: 16,500 sq. ft.
Rate: 1.8 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. or 80 lbs. per acre.