Insecticides used by homeowners to control such pests include malathion, diazinon, dimethoate, cygon
, and thiodan-plus.
Under the agreement, which takes effect immediately, Wilbur-Ellis receives exclusive rights to the trademark CYGON 400, and a license to manufacture and sell CYGON in the U.
CYGON 400 is used to control a variety of insects including aphids, mites, lygus bugs, thrips, and leaf miners on a number of important U.
Even armed with the systemic pesticide cygon
or the biological control Bacillus thuringiensis (sold as biotrol, dipel, or thuricide), you may be fighting a losing battle.
At one time, it was common practice to tank mix DDT (Dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane) with a variety of chemicals, such as toxaphene, methyl parathion, a wetting agent, a sticker, maneb (manganese ethylene bisdithiocarbamate), tribasic copper sulfate, streptomycin, wettable sulfur, urea LB (Lo-Biuret Urea), epsom salt, magnesium sulfate, potassium nitrate, manganese sulfate, Solubor (boron), sodium molybdate, Foam Buster, molasses, and Cygon