Scimitar GC Insecticide | GreenCast | Syngenta

Product Overview

Scimitar GC Insecticide Offers Advanced Pyrethroid Technology

The proprietary formulation technology of Scimitar® insecticide encapsulates the active ingredient, lambda-cyhalothrin, in small polymer capsules to protect it from the degrading effects of pH, sunlight and UV light. The result is superior control of insects in turf and ornamentals even after extended outdoor exposure.

Key Features

  • Time-released control of both surface and subsurface insects
  • Labeled to control more than 20 turf pests including ants, crickets, chiggers, fleas, grubs and ticks

Key Benefits

  • Advanced formulation results in fast-acting and longer residual control
  • Effectively controls broad range of both turf and ornamental insects
  • Can be applied on wide variety of use sites including residential lawns, institutional, public, commercial and industrial buildings, parks, recreational areas and athletic fields



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Download Supporting Scimitar GC Documents

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Annual Bluegrass Weevil Optimum Control Strategy(PDF)

The Syngenta ABW Optimum Control Strategy features multiple insecticides with proven activity against ABW.