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How long after spraying will the army worms in my lawn start dying? It rained immediately after I applied too.

Sprayed the lawn last night with confidor for army worm. It rained nearly immediately afterwards. I know rain increases its effectiveness but would this be too soon? The army worms are still active again tonight (although some seem dead).
Should I reapply at another time or should the confidor have more effect over a few days once it is in the lawn?
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Stu

Submitted: 12:18AM, 13 Apr 2016
Answer: Hi Stuart, Confidor may agitate the army worm but won’t control them, was it the Complete lawn insecticide that you used, in this case it will take a week or so to see its effects. The rain would have helped the product activate through the soil. http://www.yates.com.au/products/lawn-care/pest-disease-and-weed-control/yates-complete-lawn-insect-control/#WC2iDWFXz4J0TbkI.97
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Answered: 10:00AM, 13 Apr 2016

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