What is the product?

Tempo® Residual Insecticide is a versatile, new generation synthetic pyrethroid insecticide. It is a fast-acting, knockdown, broad-spectrum insecticide developed for the control of pest insects in turf and ornamental plants. In turf it controls 12 important insect pests, more than any other synthetic pyrethroid on the market. In landscape plant situations it controls another 12 key insect pests. Tempo is also registered for control of spiders, ants, mosquitoes and flies around buildings.

Classification: Knockdown insecticide
Active ingredient: 25 g/L beta-cyfluthrin
Formulation: Suspension concentrate
Pack size: 1 L, 2.5 L

Where is the product used?

All recreational turf situations.
Ornamental plants generally, including azalea, hibiscus, pelargonium and roses.
Pest control.

What are the key messages?

  1. Versatile insecticide with a broad range of uses in turf, ornamentals and landscape and pest control.
  2. Broad spectrum knockdown control of turf pests, including couch mite, the only SP registered for this pest in turf.
  3. Broad spectrum knockdown control of 12 key ornamental pests, including tough pests in whiteflies and thrips.
  4. Schedule 5 chemistry (bifenthrin in competitors is Schedule 6).

Rate and frequency

Turf: 0.4–5 L, minimum water volume of 200 L/ha.
Ornamental plants: 6 mL/L of water.
Repeat as necessary.