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NEMAforce™ SC 

NEMAforce™ SC

Entomopathogenic nematode (EPN) Steinernema carpocapsae

Contains an insect-killing symbiotic bacteria, Xenorhabdus sp.

Optimal soil temperature range is 57-84°F (air temperature must be considered for this species).

Lives exclusively on media surface.

Pure ‘ambush’ style attack

Shore Fly Larvae 

Many Species of Beetle Larvae, Including White Grubs.

Many Caterpillar Species

Leaf Miner Larvae 

Chinch Bugs 

Mole Crickets 

Cat Fleas and Dog Fleas 

Ornamentals

Vegetables

Orchards

Soft Fruit

Tree Nurseries

Greenhouses

Indoor Facilities

Fields

Gardens

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
PRODUCT
PACKAGE SIZE Filler/Carrier
LIFE STAGES
PRODUCT CODE
NEMAforce™ SC – 50 Million
Tray w/ Gel Filler
Juvenile
C50
NEMAforce™ SC – 250 Million
Tray w/ Gel Filler
Juvenile
C250
APPLICATION RATES
Crop/Use Site
Pest
Rate
Special Instructions
Cranberries & Mint
Cranberry Girdler
2-3 billion/acre
Rate based on thatch depth. Apply 2 weeks after egg laying when larvae are present.
Cranberries & Mint
Mint Root Borer
1-1.5 billion/acre
Apply in August and September when soil temperatures are between 55°-86°F (13°-30°C) at application and at least 2 weeks after application.
Cranberries & Mint
Root Weevils and Mint Flea Beetle
3 billion/acre
Apply in August and September when soil temperatures are between 55°-86°F (13°-30°C) at application and at least 2 weeks after application.
Fruit, Nut & Vine
Navel Orangeworm, Codling Moth
0.4 to 1.0 billion/acre
Apply to over-wintering larval generation. Time application based on favorable weather conditions.
Greenhouse
Shore Flies
250 million / 2,750-5,400 ft²
Three applications must be made at 7 day intervals. Spray the surface of the pots, the top, sides and undersides of benches and other areas where algae is growing.
Containerized Nursery & Ornamentals
Strawberry Root Weevil
250 million/3,625 ft² 1 billion/14,500 ft²
Apply when larvae are active, before damage occurs.
Containerized Nursery & Ornamentals
Black Vine Weevil
1 billion/acre
Apply in spring when larvae and pupae are present in soil/media.
Containerized Nursery & Ornamentals
Dogwood Borer, Peachtree Borer, Clearwing Borer
250 million in 250 gal. water treats 250 trees or 2.5 acres based on 100 trees per acre
Apply as a coarse, low-pressure spray to the point of runoff on the bark areas from ground level to scaffold limbs. Apply during May through September when signs of larvae are apparent. Apply before insect entry hole has become plugged with pitch or other debris.
Containerized Nursery & Ornamentals
Banana Moth, Giant Palmetto Weevil, Rotten Sugarcane Borer
1 billion/500 plants for field-grown ornamentals
Apply as a crown drench to the point of runoff. Make 3 applications at 6-8 week intervals.
Containerized Nursery & Ornamentals
Banana Moth, Giant Palmetto Weevil, Rotten Sugarcane Borer
1 billion/acre for containerized ornamentals
Apply as a soil drench. Make 3 applications at 6-8 week intervals. (2.5 billion/hectare)
Turf
Flea larvae & pupae
50 million/2,000 ft² 250 million/10,000 ft² or 1 billion/acre
Controls outdoor flea larvae and pupae. Apply to areas frequented by pets. A compatible adulticide may be added to the spray mix if desired. Re-apply in 4 weeks if needed.
Turf
Billbugs, Annual Bluegrass weevils
50 million/2,000 ft² 250 million/10,000 ft² or 1 billion/acre
Apply when larvae are small or damage is first detected. Billbug adults and pupae will also be controlled. Make 2 applications for Hyperodes (first against early instars, second 2-3 weeks later).
Turf
Cutworms, Armyworms, Sod Webworms, Tropical Sod Webworms
50 million/2,000 ft² 250 million/10,000 ft² or 1 billion/acre
Apply when larvae are small or damage is first detected. For cutworms, apply 1 week before insecticide would normally be applied. Repeat applications on a 14-21 day schedule as needed. Controls pests within 3-7 days of application and feeding should stop within 3 days.
Turf
Chinch bugs
50 million/2,000 ft² 250 million/10,000 ft² or 1 billion/acre
Suppresses chinch bugs when tank-mixed with a silicone type surfactant.

Life Cycle

STAGES 1-3
STAGE 4
ADULT