Provaunt Insecticide | GreenCast | Syngenta

Product Overview

Quick Control of Turf's Most Damaging Insect Pests

European crane fly, annual bluegrass weevil, turf caterpillars (including armyworms, cutworms, and sod webworms) and mole crickets all pose a significant threat to turf. Provaunt® WDG insecticide controls all of these pests and more to protect your turf and landscape ornamentals.

Targeted insects are controlled by feeding on treated foliage, by direct contact with spray droplets during application or by contact with active ingredient residue on leaf surfaces. Pests treated with Provaunt stop feeding – within minutes to several hours – thus rapidly reducing feeding damage. Once feeding stops, mortality typically occurs within 48 hours.

Key Features

  • Effective on many turf insect species at low application rates
  • Indoxacarb, is effective on target insects with minimal impact on beneficial and non-target insects
  • Provaunt is extremely effective against mole crickets quickly providing greater than 90 percent control of young nymphs near the soil surface
  • The water-dispersible granule formulation can be applied as a foliar or broadcast spray and is rain-fast within two hours after application

Key Benefits

  • Provides control of late-instar larvae annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) and is an integral part of the Weevil Trak Optimum Control Strategy.
  • Provides 90 days of mole cricket control targeted at large nymphs and adults, supported with the Provaunt Mole Cricket Assurance program.
  • Novel mode of action makes Provaunt a critical component of preventing resistance with pests such as ABW and southern chinch bugs.
  • With minimal impact on non-target organisms, Provaunt is compatible with Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs



How to scout for mole crickets on lawns

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Keep Your Customers Comfortable with Guaranteed Fire Ant Control

To keep homeowners, commercial property managers and their turf protected from these pests, take control of fire ant populations when they are first sighted.  Read more »


Monitor the hatch for optimal mole cricket control

Mole crickets can present a variety of problems for golf course superintendents, including softening ground from tunneling and thinning grass from feeding on root systems. However, the biggest challenge for many superintendents is managing mole crickets' timing and predicting where they will be laying eggs.  Read more »


Solutions for Crane Flies for Golf Courses

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Download Supporting Provaunt Documents

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Annual Bluegrass Weevil Optimum Control Strategy(PDF)

Features four insecticides with proven activity against ABW.

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Crane Fly Solutions Sheet(PDF)

Features symptoms, activities, life cycles and control options for the common crane fly and European crane fly.