Questions tagged: confidor

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Steve
Answer: Hi Steve, As long as you can see the pellets and they haven’t gone mouldy, the ingredient in the pellet is still acive and effective in contr...
Answered: 01:42PM, 16 Nov 2009
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Andrea
Answer: Dear Peter, Confidor is only registered for use on ‘non bearing’ citrus. Once the last piece of fruit has been picked, it is ok to the ...
Category: Pests
Answered: 04:47PM, 20 Sep 2010
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Judy
Answer: Hi Judy, Confidor is effective against insects that are sap suckers like aphids, thrips, scale, mealy bug and bugs. Usually sooty mould is produce...
Category: Products
Tags: confidor, natives
Answered: 02:15PM, 11 Oct 2011
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christine
Answer: Hi Christine, Many varieties of Lilly Pilly are attacked by an insect called psyllids. The young psyllids suck the sap from the new leaves and caus...
Category: Products
Answered: 01:36PM, 19 Dec 2011
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tracey
Answer: Hi Tracey, One should always exercise caution when using pesticides around chickens and other animals. It could be that the chickens may be interes...
Answered: 10:35AM, 20 Dec 2011
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John
Answer: Hi John, Confidor tablets are not registered for use on staghorn plants. We also do not recommend they are used as the tablets need to be in contac...
Category: Pests
Tags: confidor
Answered: 10:19AM, 06 Feb 2012
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Monique
Answer: Hi Monique, It is not likely that the Confidor has caused the raspberry leaves to go yellow but we would point out that Confidor is not registered ...
Answered: 12:49PM, 13 Feb 2012
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julie
Answer: Confidor is registered for horticultural use only – we don’t recommend you use the product for any other purpose.
Category: Pests
Tags: confidor
Answered: 12:04PM, 05 Apr 2012
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Beverley
Answer: Hi Beverly, Thank you for your email regarding Confidor tablets and controlling scale and mealybug on indoor palms. Confidor is effective but will ...
Category: Pests
Tags: confidor
Answered: 11:28AM, 16 Jul 2012
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Frooky
Answer: Hi Frooky, The scale you are seeing now would be mature scale which will have been on your plants for some period of time now, hence the sooty moul...
Answered: 12:51PM, 23 Jul 2012
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Jill
Answer: You haven’t mentioned which insect you are spraying however, Confidor tablets are not registered for use on any edible plants. Confidor in g...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus, confidor
Answered: 04:52PM, 17 Sep 2012
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Claude
Answer: Hi Claude, Confidor is a systemic insecticide which quickly gets into the sap stream of the plant. If it rains the next day, its effectiveness wil...
Answered: 12:40PM, 11 Dec 2012
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Eileen
Answer: Hi Eileen. Confidor is not registered for use on edible citrus and for that reason there will be no withholding period stated on the label. We woul...
Answered: 02:20PM, 11 Dec 2012
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Wyn
Answer: Hi Wyn, The ready to use Confidor hasn’t got registration for the lawn curl grub which you would be spraying for, there wouldn’t be eno...
Category: Pests
Tags: confidor
Answered: 10:26AM, 15 Jan 2013
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Jerry
Answer: Hi Jerry, You are quite right with the meaning of ‘systemic’. It does mean that the plant will take up the insecticide via the sap str...
Answered: 02:24PM, 19 Apr 2013
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Virginia
Answer: Hi Virginia, Unfortunately because Confidor isn’t registered for herbs we cannot give you a safe withholding period so its best not to eat them.
Category: Diseases
Tags: confidor
Answered: 01:44PM, 30 Aug 2013
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CARINA
Answer: Hi Carina, Unfortunately confidor isn’t registered for use on those types of edible plants so we are unable to advise you on a safe withholdi...
Category: Pests
Tags: confidor
Answered: 01:39PM, 15 Nov 2013
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DIANE
Answer: Hi Diane, Unfortunately Confidor tablets are not registered for use of borer control and we don’t have anything in our range that would be r...
Category: Pests
Tags: confidor
Answered: 01:21PM, 26 Feb 2014
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Stacy
Answer: Hi Stacy, Confidor Insecticide is not registered for use on edible citrus. For this reason there is no withholding period avaiable. If you have s...
Answered: 09:16AM, 24 Mar 2014
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Tony
Answer: Hi Tony Unforuntaley our confidor tablets aren’t recomended to control Elm leaf beetle. the right product to use is the bayer commercial pro...
Category: Pests
Tags: confidor
Answered: 11:10AM, 15 May 2014
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Kaye
Answer: Hi Kaye, The active ingredient in Confidor is systemic, but we would suggest you wait a minimum of 6 hours before watering your plants. We do say ...
Answered: 11:16AM, 11 Jul 2014
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Richard
Answer: Confidor is a great product to control curl grubs in your lawn. The water only carries the product into the soil. You can mix 50ml of the product w...
Answered: 04:19PM, 10 Apr 2015
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Vaishali
Answer: Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. No, Confidor is not registered and therefore, should not be used on edible citrus trees. To control a broad range o...
Answered: 12:45PM, 18 Jan 2016
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mike
Answer: Hi Mike Thank you for the question. You can use Confidor sprays on non-bearing and ornamental citrus. So if your tree does not have fruit or flower...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus, confidor
Answered: 01:05PM, 29 Feb 2016
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Julia
Answer: Hello Julia, Unfortunately, as this is an off-label use of a registered pesticide product, we cannot provide any guarantee or advice on how long th...
Category: Pests
Answered: 06:09PM, 05 Apr 2016
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Larry
Answer: Hello Larry, It is bad news in this case, I’m afraid. As the application you have described was indeed off-label, we are not in a position to...
Answered: 10:35PM, 19 Apr 2016
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Larry
Answer: Hi Larry, Thanks for sending through your question. Yates Insecticide is a systemic insecticide. This means that it enters the plant, stays within ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: confidor, citrus
Answered: 02:09PM, 20 Apr 2016
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Mark
Answer: Hi, Thank you for contacting Yates. Confidor is not suitable to treat curl grubs in your pots or garden beds. To remove them, you will need to dig ...
Category: Pests
Answered: 09:41AM, 08 Aug 2016
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michele
Answer: Hi Michele, Thank you for contacting Yates. It is very strange that the Hibiscus Flower Beetle is attacking your Lilly Pillies. Their main plants o...
Answered: 10:51AM, 01 May 2017
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Evelyn
Answer: Hello Evelyn, Like all registered pesticides, Confidor products must not be used except strictly as directed on the label. According to label direc...
Category: Pests
Tags: scale, Bay, confidor
Answered: 10:57PM, 29 Aug 2017