The National Registration Authority for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (NRA) is considering an application to register the product Applaud Insecticide (Applaud). This product contains the new active buprofezin. This product claims to control red scale and white louse scale, jassids (leafhoppers) as well as longtailed mealybugs, citrus mealybugs and citrophilous mealybugs in citrus crops and mango scale in mango crops.
This publication outlines the regulatory considerations and provides a summary of the data evaluated for the proposed registration of buprofezin. Before deciding whether to approve this product for use in Australia, the NRA invites public comment. Comments should be submitted by 31 July 2001, to the NRA at the address indicated on page 1.