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Merit 75 WP is a broad-spectrum systematic wettable powder concentrate which can be used at very low rates and applied as a foliar spray, soil broadcast spray, soil injection or soil drench to control grubs, weevils, and other soil and turf inhabiting pests. Soil applications are taken up by plant, ornamental, and tree roots into twigs, stems, and foliage. Merit 75 WP includes detailed instructions for application to turfgrass, ornamentals, trees, shrubs, flowers, groundcovers, and in and around commercial or residential buildings. All applications recommend the use of a sprayer for application which will produce a uniform, coarse droplet spray when used at a low-pressure setting. 2 oz.
Merit 75 WP Insecticide Treats
Leaf beetles (including elm & viburnum)
Leafhoppers (including glassy-winged sharp-shooter)
Merit 75 WP Insecticide Dosage
0.25 tsp. per 2.5 gal water
0.5 tsp. per 5 gal water
1 tsp. per 10 gal water
2.5 tsp. per 25 gal water
5 tsp. per 50 gal water
3 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. per 100 gal water
Merit 75 WP Foliar Applications:
Start treatments prior to establishment of high pest populations and reapply on an as needed basis.
Merit 75 WP Broadcast Applications:
Mix required amount of product in sufficient water to uniformly and accurately cover the area being treated. Do not use less than 2 gallons of water per 1000 sq. ft. For optimum control, irrigate thoroughly to incorporate Merit 75 WP insecticide into the upper soil profile.
Merit 75 WP Soil Injection:
GRID SYSTEM: Holes should be spaced on 2.5 ft centers, in a grid pattern, extending to the drip line of the tree.
CIRCLE SYSTEM: Apply in holes evenly spaced in circles, (use more than one circle dependent upon the size of the tree) beneath the drip line of the tree extending in from that line.
BASAL SYSTEM: Space injection holes evenly around the base of the tree trunk no more than 6 to 12 inches out from the base.
SOIL DRENCH: Uniformly apply the dosage in no less than 10 gallons of water per 1000 sq. ft. as a drench around the base of the tree, directed to the root zone.
Active Ingredient: Imidacloprid, 1-[(6-Chloro-3-pyridinyl)methyl]-N-nitro-2-imidazolidinimine...................................75.0%