Bug Buster II

Ordered from HOSS on 5/29/2024. All italized text below is from their webpage here.

Product Label

Bug Buster II is a comprehensive insecticide that can control difficult garden pests including Japanese beetle, hornworms, squash vine borers, squash bugs, stink bugs, pea weevils, whiteflies and more! 1 pint. Mixing rate: 1 oz. per gallon of water.

Bug Buster II is a pyrethroid insecticide that controls a wide range of vegetable pests on a wide range of vegetable crops. A pyrethroid is a synthetic version of the organic pyrethrin insecticides, which are derived from the chrysanthemum plant. This is the conventional version of our Bug Buster O insecticide.

Bug Buster II is particularly effective on insects pests that may be tough to control with organic methods. It works great to control Japanese beetles, tomato hornworms, squash vine borer, squash bug, stinky bug, pea weevil, white flies, and more! It kills insects on contact and also kills them when they consume the sprayed vegetation. A single application will last at least 7 days.

Bug Buster II controls:

Alfalfa Caterpillar, Alfalfa Looper, Aphid, Armyworm, Artichoke Plume Moth, Beet Armyworm, Buckhorn Aphid, Cabbage Looper, Carrot Weevil, Celery Looper, Chinch Bug, Colorado Potato Beetle, Corn Earworm, Corn Rootworm (adults), Cowpea Curculio, Cucumber Beetle (adults) – spotted and striped, Cutworm, Diamondback Moth, European Corn Borer, Flea Beetle, Grasshopper, Green Cloverworm, Imported Cabbageworm, Leafhopper, Looper, Lygus Bug, Mexican Bean Beetle, Painted Lady Caterpillar, Pea Aphid, Pea Weevil, Pepper Weevil, Pickleworm, Potato Leafhopper, Potato Psyllid, Potato Tuberworm, Rindworm, Saltmarsh Caterpillar, Sap Beetle, Southwestern Corn Borer, Squash Bug, Squash Vine Borer, Stalk Borer, Stink Bug, Tarnished Plant Bug, Tobacco Hornworm, Tomato Fruitworm, Tomato Hornworm, Tomato Pinworm, Vegetable Leafminer, Velvetbean Caterpillar, Western Bean Cutworm and Whitefly.

Application Instructions:

  • Mix 1 fluid ounce per gallon of water.
  • Spray the plant to wet the upper and lower leaf surfaces until dripping.
  • Apply as necessary to maintain control waiting at least 7 days between each application.

Do not spray the following crops within the days to harvest windows listed below:

  • Artichoke – 7
  • Beans (fresh) – 3
  • Beans (dried) – 21
  • Broccoli – 3
  • Cabbage – 3
  • Carrots – 7
  • Cauliflower – 3
  • Collards – 7
  • Cucumbers – 3
  • Eggplant – 7
  • Melons – 3
  • Peas (fresh) – 3
  • Peas (dried) – 21
  • Peppers – 7
  • Potatoes – 7
  • Pumpkin – 3
  • Radishes – 7
  • Squash – 3
  • Sweet Corn – 1
  • Tomatoes – 1
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