30 June 1995

OK for crawler killer

FASTAC insecticide is now approved for use on brussels sprouts, calabrese, cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage. Containing alpha-cypermethrin, it is highly active against many crawling pests, including caterpillars, beetles and weevils, with recommendations for flea beetle control in brassicas at 75ml/ha and caterpillars at 100ml/ha. Company trials show recommended use is safe to beneficial insects and has "minimal effect" on foraging honey bees. &#42