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Key points                                                                                                                                                                                       
Well timed applications of Biscaya can give useful control of pea midge and improvement in pod numbers
No risk to bees when applied according to the label and can be applied to flowering crops
In 5 trials carried out in 2009 and 2010, Biscaya averaged an extra 6% increase in pod number compared with a  standard treatment
What to do

Apply Biscaya at a rate of 0.4 L/ha in a water volume of 200-400 L/ha as a medium quality spray
For pea midge, inspect plants at early flowering (flower buds enclosed) and apply the first spray if adult midges are found or according to local warnings.  A follow-up spray may be needed 7-10 days later if pest pressure remains high or local conditions indicate
Pea aphids: apply as they start to build up in the crop.  A second application may be applied if aphid pressure remains high
Invert the container repeatedly and shake well before use to disperse the OD formulation

Biscaya consistently improves pod number!

Product profile

Active substance

Thiacloprid 240g/L

Formulation

Oil dispersion (OD)

Crops

Combining and vining peas

Pack size

5 L

Maximum individual dose

0.4 L/ha

Maximum number of applications

2

Latest time of application

7 days before harvest

LERAP

None

MAPP

15014