Mainspring GNL Insecticide | GreenCast | Syngenta

Product Overview



Mainspring® GNL insecticide guards greenhouse and nursery crops from key chewing and sucking pests, including thrips, whiteflies, aphids, caterpillars, leafminers, leaf-feeding beetles, soft scales and lacebugs. It offers reliable, extended protection as part of a preventive pest management strategy.

Cultivate ’16 New Product Zone: Mural, Segovis and Mainspring GNL

 

Key Features

  • A neonicotinoid alternative with the novel active ingredient cyantraniliprole, which belongs to a recently added chemistry class (IRAC Group 28) 
  • Controls multiple key pests as a spray or drench while strengthening integrated crop management (ICM) programs 
  • Four-hour REI (restricted-entry interval), no special personal protective equipment required for early entry and registered by the U.S. EPA under its Reduced Risk Program*
  • Provides extended protection through its systemic and translaminar movement to prevent pest populations from building to damaging levels
  • Labeled for use in greenhouses, nurseries and residential and commercial landscapes

Key Benefits

  • Powerful resistance management tool that meets growers’ needs for effective, alternative chemistries
  • Broad-spectrum control that offers application flexibility and compatibility with many biological control agents
  • Short REI is less disruptive to work schedules while offering improved worker safety compared to other registered alternatives
  • Saves time and labor on repeated applications and reduces overall plant damage caused by insect feeding 
  • Convenient, versatile insecticide that can fit into any operation

 

*A reduced risk pesticide use is defined as one which may reasonably be expected to accomplish one or more of the following; (1) reduces pesticide risks to human health; (2) reduces pesticide risks to non-target organisms; (3) reduces the potential for contamination of valued, environmental resources, or (4) broadens adoption of IPM or makes it more effective. Mainspring GNL qualifies under one or more of the above criteria.

Additional Information

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Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci Q-Biotype)

Mainspring GNL is an effective solution for controlling whiteflies, both biotypes B and Q. As a drench, it moves through the plant to shield it and stop insects from feeding.

Hibiscus – Untreated (left), Mainspring GNL 8 oz drench (right)

2016 Osborne, UFL - Apopka

Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci Q-Biotype)

Mainspring GNL is an effective solution for controlling whiteflies, both biotypes B and Q. As a drench, it moves through the plant to shield it and stop insects from feeding.

Hibiscus - Untreated (left), Mainspring GNL 8 oz drench (right)

2016 Osborne, UFL - Apopka

Whitefly on hibiscus

Mainspring GNL is effective when applied as either a spray or drench for controlling whitefly.

Hibiscus plants grown in 4-inch containers

Spray treatment: Twice on 14-day interval

Six replicates

Counts made on two leaves per plant

2016 Osborne, UFL- Apopka

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Download Supporting Mainspring GNL Documents

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Mainspring GNL Best Practices Q&A(PDF)

View best practices for using Mainspring GNL insecticide in greenhouses and nurseries.

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Mainspring GNL Information Sheet(PDF)

Shield your greenhouse and nursery crops with Mainspring GNL.

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Mainspring GNL Sales Tool(PDF)

This infographic explains the key features of Mainspring GNL and how best to use the product.

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Nursery Brochure(PDF)

Learn more about our vast portfolio of insecticides, fungicides and herbicides available for use in nurseries.

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