Grasshoppers (Kansas Canola)

Scouting time

Scout during seedling emergence.

Sampling method

Visually observe presence of grasshoppers and their chewing damage in seedlings, focusing on field margins.


None listed.

Chemical control

Chemical Name (Product)


Bifenthrin (Capture 2EC)

0.033 - 0.04 LB/AI/A; 2.1 - 2.6 FL OZ/A

Deltamethrin (Decis 1.5)

.009 Pounds AI/A, 0.8 Fl. Oz./A

Lambda-cyhalothrin (Warrior with Zeon Technology)

0.015–0.03 lb. a.i./A; 1.92–3.84 fl. oz./A

Gamma-cyhalothrin (Proaxis)

0.0075 - 0.015 lb ai/acre, 1.92- 3.84 fl oz/acre

4F Carbaryl (Sevin)**

.5 - 1.5 qt/acre

**Apply 1/2 to 3/4 quarts per acre of this product for nymphs on small plants or sparse vegetation. Apply 1 to 1 1/2 quarts per acre for mature grasshoppers or applications to dense foliage. Be certain spray volumes are appropriate to assure adequate coverage.


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