Thiamethoxam in the product Actara Insecticide

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has before it an application from Sygenta Crop Protection Pty Ltd to amend the label of Actara Insecticide (APVMA No. 56499, containing 250 g thiamethoxam/kg) to include the use on tomatoes grown in greenhouse / glasshouse situations. Thiamethoxam is currently registered as a planting-hole application for tomatoes at the time of transplant. For indoor grown tomatoes application will be to the potting media at 10 g ai/1000 plants to the base of seedlings not later than BBCH 51 [First inflorescence visible (first bud erect)]. 

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