Insect Control with Proven Solutions

In any greenhouse or nursery operation, a variety of insects can threaten your crops. That’s why you need flexible plant protection products that are labeled to control a wide range of ornamental insects with different modes of action. The Syngenta ornamental insecticide portfolio helps provide consistent, superior control from seedling to market. This collection of powerful products is designed to offer growers efficient, cost-effective protection from the toughest ornamental insects to help ensure high quality plants.

Mainspring® GNL insecticide is in a unique chemistry class, making it a powerful resistance management tool while offering an alternative to neonicotinoid chemistries.

  • Broad-spectrum, systemic activity controls key chewing and sucking pests, including thrips, whiteflies, aphids, caterpillars, leafminers and leaf-feeding beetles.

  • Systemic activity provides extended protection to save time and labor on repeated applications.

  • It is compatible with many biological control agents.

Poinsettia showing signs of thrips damage, 2015

Poinsettia showing signs of thrips damage, 2015

Acelepryn® insecticide protects ornamental plants, trees and shrubs from key leaf-feeding insects such as Japanese beetles and lepidopteran pests.

  • Diamide class of chemistry offers an alternative to neonicotinoids and pyrethroids.

  • No known adverse effects on beneficial and non-target organisms, such as bees and biological control agents.1

Advion® fire ant bait insecticide provides quick, effective control of imported fire ants in nurseries, sod farms and landscapes.

  • Stops worker ants from foraging within 24 hours of application.

  • Achieves full colony control, including the queen, within 72 hours.

Avid® 0.15 EC miticide/insecticide is widely used because of its proven, broad-spectrum control of mites and leafminers as well as suppression of aphids, thrips and whiteflies.

  • Translaminar activity allows the active ingredient to flow through the plant to quickly stop feeding.

Citation® insect growth regulator delivers targeted control against leafminers, fungus gnats and shoreflies in ornamentals and certain vegetable plants.

  • Provides control and reduces adult populations by inhibiting the development of the larval stage.

Endeavor® insecticide helps control aphids and whiteflies with a unique chemistry and mode of action.

  • Highly compatible with beneficial insects and integrated crop management programs.

  • After ingestion, insects quickly stop feeding, reducing the possibility of virus transmission.

Flagship® 25WG insecticide offers control across a broad spectrum of insect pests including aphids, whiteflies, leafminers and thrips.

  • Systemic and contact activity on a wide variety of foliar and soil pests at immature and adult stages.

Incorporating Solutions Into Your Program

To help you find the combination that best fits your business, Syngenta provides a variety of agronomic programs developed by experts to address the most common insects and ornamental diseases. These programs feature a framework for rotating products and modes of action to get the most out of each application and actively prevent resistance.

Learn more about the Syngenta ornamental insecticide portfolio here. Additionally, find complete agronomic programs at

1Jonathan L. Larson, Carl T. Redmond and Daniel A. Potter, SCI. September 2011.

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