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Scimitar GC
Advanced Pyrethroid Technology

Scimitar® GC provides fast, broad-spectrum control of more than 20 turfgrass insects, including cutworms, ants, crickets, chiggers, fleas, grubs and ticks.

Product Details

Scimitar GC Insecticide

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.

Scimitar GC is also an integral part of the WeevilTrakSM Optimum Control Strategy for season-long control of ABW and resistance management.

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HRAC/FRAC/IRAC Classification:

Group 3A Insecticide



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          Features & Benefits

          • 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
          • 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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          WeevilTrak provides timely, accurate information to help guide you through the Syngenta Optimum Control Strategy for the treatment of annual bluegrass weevil (ABW). Scimitar GC is recommended as part of WeevilTrak to control adult ABW and help manage resistance.


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