Lorsban NT

Insecticide

Lorsban™ NT insecticide uses innovative technology to produce a low-odour, water-based formulation of Lorsban 4E insecticide. Like its predecessor, Lorsban NT offers superb versatility in controlling a wide variety of pests across numerous crops.

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Benefits

Lorsban NT insecticide uses innovative technology to produce a low-odour, water based formulation of Lorsban 4E insecticide. Like its predecessor, Lorsban NT offers superb versatility in controlling a wide variety of pests across numerous crops.

Trusted

Lorsban NT is one of the most trusted insecticides in the world. Chlorpyrifos has been in use for over 45 years.

Residual control

The same great efficacy, quick knockdown and residual control that growers have come to expect from the Lorsban brand for over 30 years.

Three-way mode of action

Lorsban NT offers a unique three-way mode of action to control insects by contact, ingestion and inhalation.

Multiple control methods

Lorsban NT works on contact, and through ingestion and vapour inhalation.


Crops

Below lists the crops that Lorsban NT insecticide can be used on.

Barley

Barley (Hordeum vulgare ssp. vulgare)

Beet

Beet, Sugar, For Seed (Beta vulgaris ssp. vulgaris)

Beet, Sugar (Beta vulgaris ssp. vulgaris)

Broccoli

Broccoli, Chinese White Flowering Gai Lon (Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra)

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts (Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera)

Cabbage

Cabbage, Chinese (Unspecified) (Brassica rapa ssp. pekinensis)

Cabbage, Chinese Mustard (Gai Choy) (Brassica rapa ssp. nipposinica)

Cabbage, Chinese, Bok Choy (Brassica rapa ssp. chinensis)

Cabbage, Chinese, For Seed (Brassica rapa ssp. pekinensis)

Cabbage, Chinese, Napa (Brassica rapa ssp. pekinensis)

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea)

Canola

Canola (Brassica spp.)

Carrot

Carrot (Daucus carota ssp. sativus)

Cauliflower

Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis)

Celeriac Celery Root

Celeriac Celery Root (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum)

Corn

Corn, Field Silage, Seed Treatment (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Field, For Forage Fodder (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Field, For Grain (Zea mays ssp. Mays)

Corn, Field, For Seed (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Field, For Silage

Corn, Field (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Sweet (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Sweet (Zea mays)

Cucumber

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus var. sativus)

Filbert

Filbert (Corylus spp.)

Garlic

Garlic (Allium spp.)

Oat

Oat (Avena spp.)

Onion

Onion, Bulb (Allium spp.)

Onion, Green (Allium spp.)

Pak-choi

Pepper

Pepper, Bell Green (Capsicum annuum)

Potato

Potato (Solanum tuberosum ssp. Tuberosum)

Radish

Radish, Asian

Rutabaga

Rutabaga (Brassica napus var. napobrassica)

Strawberry

Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa)

Sunflower

Tobacco

Tobacco (Nicotiana tobacum)

Wheat

Wheat (Triticum spp.)


Provincial Registrations

Now registered in the following provinces:

  • Registered
  • Unregistered

Technical Specifications

  • Application Method
    Aerial: Not registered for aerial application.
  • Approved Use
    Refer to the Lorsban NT label for complete use instructions.
    Refer to the Controlled Pests list for the full list of pests.

    Insects controlled
    • Colorado potato beetle(1)
    • Diamondback moth(1)
    (1) Larvae
  • Rates
    Dependent on pest. Use as indicated on product label.
    * Use the higher rate for larger larvae (insects), higher populations or when the crop foliage (canopy) is dense.
  • Application Timing
    Rainfast: 4 to 6 Hours for foliar treatments. Soil treatments should not be applied if heavy rain is forecast.
    Light rainfall during or after application is helpful.
  • Mixing Instructions
    To prepare the spray, add approximately 1/4 of the required amount of water to the spray tank and with agitation add the Lorsban. Complete filling the tank with the balance of water needed. Maintain sufficient agitation during both mixing and application to ensure uniformity of the spray mixture.
  • Herbicide Group

    Group 1B

  • Tank Mixes

    In wheat, barley and oats, when tank mixing Lorsban NT insecticide with the following herbicides, always add the herbicide to the spray tank first and then add the Lorsban NT insecticide:

    • Banvel® + 2,4-D Amine

    • Buctril M

    • MCPA Amine or Ester

    • 2,4-D Amine or Ester

  • Additional Information

    Optimizing Performance:

     

    • Uniform crop coverage is essential.

    • Use a boom configuration that provides optimum coverage.

    • Use higher rates where infestations are heavy or foliage is dense.

     

    Resistance Management:

     

    Lorsban NT contains a Group 1B (organophosphate) insecticide. Any insect population may contain individuals naturally resistant to Lorsban NT and other Group 1B insecticides. The resistant individuals may dominate the insect population if this group of insecticides is used repeatedly in the same fields.

    Other resistance mechanisms that are not linked to the site of action but are specific for individual chemicals, such as enhanced metabolism, may also exist.

    Appropriate resistance management strategies should be followed


Resources

For more information, download the full label for Lorsban NT Insecticide Label.
Download MSDS
Lorsban NT Insecticide MSDS.
Before use and for complete product information, please read and follow label directions.