Success™ with Qalcova™ active (spinosad) is a revolutionary bio- insecticide, active on several important insects, with a unique mode of action.


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Success is a revolutionary bio-insecticide effective on several important insects, with a unique mode of action, for use in greenhouse, tree fruit and vegetables. 

Excellent environmental profile

Success can be used safely around humans, animals and the environment, when used according to the label. It can be used safely around beneficial insects making it a perfect fit in Integrated Pest Management programs when used according to the product label.

Unique mode of action, very versatile in terms of crop rotation

The active ingredient in Success is spinosad, the first of an entirely new and revolutionary class of insect control products called Naturalyte. These insect control products are natural metabolites derived from living organisms. Spinosad is produced by fermentation of naturally occurring bacteria (Saccharpolyspora spinosa).

Acts in two ways

By contact and by ingestion, for a rapid knockdown effect and residual activity.


Below lists the crops that Success insecticide can be used on



Apricot (Prunus armeniaca)


Asparagus (Asparagus L.)


Basil (Ocimum basilicum)


Bean, Snap (Phaseolus spp.)

Bean, Snap (Phaseolus vulgaris var. vulgaris)


Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica)


Caneberry (Rubus spp. L)



Chokeberry (Aronia spp.)


Corn, Sweet (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Sweet (Zea mays)


Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)


Dill, For Seed (Anethum graveolens)


Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)


Grape (Vitis spp.)


Nectarine (Prunus persica var. nucipersica)


Onion (Allium spp.)


Peach (Prunus persica)


Pear (Pyrus communis)


Plum (Prunus spp.)


Potato (Solanum tuberosum ssp. Tuberosum)


Quince (Chaenomeles spp.)


Rhubarb (Rheum x hybridum)


Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa)


Vegetables, Bulb

Vegetables, Fruiting

Vegetables, Leafy

Vegetables, Leafy, Brassica

Vegetables, Root and Tuber

Controlled Pests

Success delivers effective control against the following:

  • Beetle
  • Borer
  • Caterpillar
  • Drosphilia
  • Fireworm
  • Fleabeetle
  • Fruitworm
  • Leafroller
  • Looper
  • Maggot
  • Midge
  • Moth
  • Spanworm
  • Thrips

Refer to the Product Label for complete product efficacy information.

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Success is registered for use in Canada.

  • Registered
  • Unregistered

Technical Specifications

  • Application Method
    Aerial: Not registered for aerial application.
    Ground: Use ground airblast equipment capable of thorough coverage of all plant parts.
  • Approved Use
    Refer to the Success label for complete use instructions.
    Refer to the Controlled Pests list for the full list of pests.
  • Rates
    Dependent on pest. Use as indicated on product label.
  • Application Timing
    Dependent on pest. Use as indicated on product label.

    Rainfast: 2 Hours
  • Mixing Instructions

    • Apply in 1000 L/ha of water (unless specifically noted).

    • Fill the spray tank with water to 1/2 the total spray volume required.

    • Start agitation.

    • Ensure the pH of the water is between 6 and 8. Adjust if necessary.

    • Add required amount of product per hectare.

    • Continue mixing and agitation while filling the spray tank to the required volume.

  • Herbicide Group

    Group 5

  • Grazing

    • Cranberry – Do not apply within 21 days of harvest.

    • Apricot, nectarine, peach – Do not apply within 14 days of harvest.

    • Pome fruit, potatoes, cherry, plum, prune, chokecherry, grapes, sweet corn – Do not apply within 7 days of harvest.

    • Brassica vegetables, root and tuber vegetables, bulb vegetables, caneberries, bushberries, snap bean – Do not apply within 3 days of harvest.

    • Leafy vegetables, fruiting vegetables, onion – Do not apply within 1 day of harvest.

  • Tank Mixes

    No registered tank mixes.


Labels (PDF)
Success Insecticide Label
Insecticide Success étiquette principale

Safety Data Sheets (PDF)
Success Insecticide SDS
Insecticide Success fiche signalétique

View Additional Resource Material (PDF)
Horticulture Crop Protection Guide
Guide de Protection des Cultures

Success Insecticide Tech Sheet
Insecticide Success Fiche Technique

Before use and for complete product information, please read and follow label directions.

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