Acephate 97UP is a cost efficient alternative to Orthene that is made from high quality ingredients. This formulation is low odor and controls over 125 different insects listed on the label in certain crops, greenhouses, turf, nurseries, and ornamentals. Acephate 97UP is great for Fire Ants, too!
|Active Ingredient:||Acephate - 97%|
|Target pests:||Fire ants, aphids, grasshoppers, beetles, loopers, cutworms, thrips, whiteflies, borers, eraworms, armyworms, bollworm, tobacco budworm, stink bugs, and many more. Over 125 listed insects. See label for complete details.|
|For use in:||Certain crops, greenhouses, turf, nurseries, and ornamentals. See label for complete details.|
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed.|
|Manufactured By:||United Phosphorus Inc.|
Acephate 97UP is water soluble and provides systemic control of insects through root uptake. Insects eat the foliage of the plants and die. Acephate 97UP also acts on contact, but is more effective when insects ingest the insecticide.
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Acephate 97UP Insecticide
By Nat on September 18, 2012
a decrease of the seen roaches, but definily it has not solved the problem. In the past i have used other products that were more effective but that was years ago. I could not in good faith recommend this product. when its all used up i will continue my search to find a better solution to my roach problem.
Great for fire ants
By bw on May 21, 2013
I mix 9 tablespoons with 4 lbs of white corn meal, 3 cups of sugar and 1 large package of a red jellow mix. stir and stir. let is sit for at least 24 yrs. keep it in a SEALED container. You only need about 1/2 tablespoon on a hill of fire ants. Don't wet it, don't disturb them. They next day the mixure will appear pink and the ants are history. If it is a HUGE mound put a little more and you might need to wait about 3 days to get them all. It works !!
Efficient and on time
August 17, 2013
Very good service - quick shipping. Excellent. This is how all other retailers should work!!!
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August 11, 2013Erhard from Burlington, Ontario, Canada asked:
QWhat are the mixing instructions for Acephate 97UP in a greenhouse?
I have a greenhouse full of orchids
AYou did not mention what type of insect you are trying to treat but per page 22 of product label you would use between 4 - 8 oz in 100 gallons of water. Please refer to the label for complete instructions on the particular pest you are treating for.
August 15, 2013Linda from Lindsay Ca asked:
QCan the Acephate 97UP be broadcast in dry form with a spreader?
AAcephate 97UP is a water-soluble insecticide that has to be mixed with water. It is a systemic that will be readily absorbed by plant roots and foliage so you would not be able to apply in dry form with a spreader.
August 31, 2013Jatinder from Patiala Punjab India asked:
QWhich chemical is cheapest to effectively control of bollworm?
the worm near roots which cuts from center
AThe only product that we are familiar with that is labeled for bollworm control is Acephate 97UP. You may want to contact your local department of agriculture for futher advice on this pest.
August 31, 2013Tom from Hickory,nc asked:
QHow much spray will a 1 pound bag of Acephate 97UP Insecticide make?
AThe Acephate gets used at a variety of rates depending on the insect you are treating for. You will use up to 1 lb per acre and the water you dilute it with will be depending on how much you need to cover your area. The water in this case acts as a carrier, so whether it takes you 10 gallons or 50 gallons of water to cover an acre of area adequately, both are correct so long as you are using the correct amout of acephate over that acre.
September 19, 2013Daniel from Del Rio, Texas asked:
QI have german roaches in my kitchen and need to know the mixing instructions for this product.
AAcephate 97 is not labeled for indoor roach control so we cannot recommend a usage rate. Instead, we recommend you choose a product that is specifically labeled for roach control: http://www.domyownpestcontrol.com/roach-spray-c-2_71.html