New Pesticide Minor Use Permits – May 2022

Tuesday, 25 May 2022

Six Minor Use Permits (New Applications) have been approved by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) for the nursery industry within the last month. Minor Use Permit numbers PER91921, PER91923, PER91928, PER91929, PER91941 and PER91944 are now available as described below.

Through the ‘National Biosecurity and Sustainable Plant Production Program’ (NY20001), levy funds and additional contributions from the Australian Government were used to apply for the six new Minor Use Permits (MUPs).

PER91921:  Multi-Insecticide MUP –  Voliam Targo (abamectin + chlorantraniliprole), Dominex (alpha-cypermethrin), Azamax (azadirachtin), chlorpyrifos, Dimilin (diflubenzuron), Dimethoate (dimethoate), Lannate (methomyl), Pirimor (pirimicarb), Admiral (pyriproxyfen) for Nursery stock, cut flowers and ornamentals (non-food) including – seedlings, tubes, potted colour, trees, shrubs, foliage plants, palms, grasses, fruiting plants (non-bearing), cut flowers* and ornamentals. This MUP is for various HEMIPTERA pests (aphid, green vegetable bug, leafhopper, mirids, psyllid, Rutherglen bug, stink bug, whitefly).

PER91923:  Multi-Insecticide MUPCoragen (chlorantraniliprole), Sero-X (Clitoria ternatea extract), Teppan (cyclaniliprole), Proclaim (emamectin), Insegar (fenoxycarb), Prodigy (methoxyfenozide), Pyganic (pyrethrins) for Nursery stock, cut flowers and ornamentals (non-food) including – seedlings, tubes, potted colour, trees, shrubs, foliage plants, palms, grasses, fruiting plants (non-bearing), cut flowers* and ornamentals. This MUP is for various LEPIDOPTERA pests (apple looper, cluster caterpillar, diamondback moth, fall armyworm, heliothis, lepidopteran adults and larvae, lightbrown apple moth, looper, soybean looper).

PER91928:  Multi-Insecticide MUPVoliam Targo (abamectin + chlorantraniliprole), Lancer (acephate), Dominex (alpha-cypermethrin), Azamax (azadirachtin), Chlorpyrifos (chlorpyrifos), Dimilin (diflubenzuron), Karate (lambda-cyhalothrin), Lannate (methomyl), Success Neo (spinetoram) for Nursery stock, cut flowers and ornamentals (non-food) including – seedlings, tubes, potted colour, trees, shrubs, foliage plants, palms, grasses, fruiting plants (non-bearing), cut flowers* and ornamentals. This MUP is for various LEPIDOPTERA pests (armyworm, cutworm, fall armyworm, lepidopteran larvae, looper).

PER91929:  Multi-Insecticide MUPTeppan (cyclaniliprole), Mainman (flonicamid), Pestoil (petroleum oil), Pyganic (pyrethrins), Success Neo (spinetoram), Movento (spirotetramat) for Nursery stock, cut flowers and ornamentals (non-food) including – seedlings, tubes, potted colour, trees, shrubs, foliage plants, palms, grasses, fruiting plants (non-bearing), cut flowers* and ornamentals. This MUP is for various THYSANOPTERA pests (Greenhouse thrips, melon thrips, plague thrips, thrips, Western flower thrips).

PER91941:  Multi-Insecticide MUP –  Voliam Targo (abamectin + chlorantraniliprole), Lancer (acephate), Dominex (alpha-cypermethrin), Azamax (azadirachtin), Chlorpyrifos (chlorpyrifos), Lannate (methomyl) for Nursery stock, cut flowers and ornamentals (non-food) including – seedlings, tubes, potted colour, trees, shrubs, foliage plants, palms, grasses, fruiting plants (non-bearing), cut flowers* and ornamentals. This MUP is for various THYSANOPTERA pests (thrips, Western flower thrips).

PER91944:  Multi-Insecticide MUPVoliam Targo (abamectin + chlorantraniliprole), Dominex (alpha-cypermethrin), Azamax (azadirachtin), chlorpyrifos, Teppan (cyclaniliprole), Dimilin (diflubenzuron), Lannate (methomyl) for Nursery stock, cut flowers and ornamentals (non-food) including – seedlings, tubes, potted colour, trees, shrubs, foliage plants, palms, grasses, fruiting plants (non-bearing), cut flowers* and ornamentals. This MUP is for various COLEOPTERA and ORTHOPTERA pests (beetle, grasshopper, locust, stem borer, weevil).

The full list of current Minor Use Permits (MUPS) for the nursery industry can be found on the Australian Plant Production Standard website here.

If you have identified active ingredients that may be useful to add to the list of industry MUP’s please contact John McDonald, Greenlife Industry Australia (GIA) National Biosecurity Manager via john.mcdonald@greenlifeindustry.com.au or call 07 3277 7900.

The ‘National biosecurity and sustainable plant production program’ (NY20001) project is funded by Hort Innovation using nursery research and development levy and funds from the Australian Government.