Q : What is Sevin®?
A: GardenTech® Sevin® containing carbaryl is the most effective insecticide on the market. Consumers and professionals have trusted Sevin® for 50 years to control a wide variety of insects. Sevin® provides the consumer with the broadest spectrum of control, killing more insects in more places versus other leading brands.
Q : What types of Sevin® are available?
A: Sevin® is available in a dust, granular, concentrate, Ready-To-Use, and Ready-To-Spray formulations.
Q : What is the active ingredient in Sevin®?
A: Carbaryl is the active ingredient in Sevin®.
Q : How does Sevin® control insects?
A: Sevin® has a dual mode-of-action. It works on contact and through ingestion. Sevin® is non-systemic, which means it does not penetrate plant tissue. After controlling the targeted pest, Sevin® is easily broken down in the environment.
Q : When is the best time to apply Sevin®?
A: You can apply Sevin® throughout the growing season with short pre-harvest intervals. For more details, refer to the product label section.
Q : How many tablespoons are in an ounce?
A: 2 tablespoons are in 1 ounce.
Q : Will Sevin® control all insects?
A: Sevin® controls numerous insects, depending on the product form. To view a complete listing of insects controlled, please refer to the product labels.
Q : Can I apply on new sod/newly-seeded areas?
A: Yes, you can apply Sevin® to new sod or newly-seeded areas. Just keep in mind that you may wash away any seed that has not yet taken root if you have to water the product after application or if you are applying a heavy liquid solution. (Granules and dust products only.)