Mosquito Spray Information
a dual-action adulticide designed to maximize control of nuisance and
combines two actives: sumithrin, the active ingredient in Anvil™, and
prallethrin, known for its superior knockdown. These two actives work in
concert to provide excellent control under a variety of operating conditions.
Anvil™ is a mosquito spray product by the same company that has been used
successfully for several years.
field trial and cage trial observations have shown that DUET causes “benign
agitation” – a non-biting excitation of mosquitoes. Benign agitation has
the potential to draw mosquitoes from a resting state – possibly including
mosquitoes never before factored into efficacy calculations -- into on-the-wing
activity. When mosquitoes are flying rather than resting, more of the spray
comes in contact to kill them.
has the same environmental profile as Anvil, which is widely regarded as having
minimal environmental impact. No
special steps need to be taken by residents in areas where DUET is applied, and
you can go outside immediately after DUET has been sprayed. Very
little DUET is required for superior control -- one to just over three
tablespoons of formulated product treats an area the size of a football
distinct advantage for late-season applications, DUET also demonstrates an
ability maintain its efficacy even in colder weather. This gives improved
coverage for early- and late-season applications – prime time for combating West
can be applied via ground or air, and can be applied neat or diluted. DUET
is registered by the EPA for public health outdoor mosquito control, and is
widely registered in states throughout the U.S.
more information, visit www.clarkemosquito.com .
from material from Clarke Mosquito Control Company, http://www.clarkemosquito.com/pressreleases_2.cfm?lpressreleaseid=10.)