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Merit Turf and Ornamental Insecticide


Merit Turf and Ornamental Insecticide

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Product Overview

Merit® is a broad spectrum, systemic insecticide which is highly effective at low use rates with excellent control of a variety of turf, ornamental and tree pests.

Product Description

Low use rates provide a high level of applicator and environmental safety. Merit provides outstanding residual control. The active ingredient in Merit remains in the grass plant for approximately 90 to 110 days. 

Key Product Facts

  • Active ingredient: 200 g/L imidacloprid
  • High level of efficacy against turf, ornamental and tree pests
  • Broad spectrum control
  • Strong residual activity
  • Reliable, high quality aqueous concentrate formulation
  • Superior compared to generic competitive products.
  • Low use rates.
  • Minimum or no odour

Use & Safety

When to use

October November December January

Where to use

Golf Bowls Turf farms

Application rates and delivery

Safety instructions
  • Harmful if swallowed 
  • May irritate the eyes and skin, avoid contact
  • Repeated exposure may cause allergic disorders
  • When handling, wear cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist and a washable hat, elbow-length PVC gloves and goggles 
  • Wash hands after use
  • After each use, wash gloves, goggles and contaminated clothing
How to use
  • Apply using foliar spray or soil drench methods.  
Rate of Application
  • Turf: 2.5 L/ha or 25 ml/100 m²
  • Ornamentals: 25mL/100 L to 50ml/100 L   
  • Start treatments prior to establishment of high pest populations.
  • For turf, apply in mid-spring at peak egg hatch.
  • For ornamentals, apply a thorough cover spray at first sign of an infestation.
  • Refer to the product label for treatment of specific insects.

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