Sweet Corn Insecticide Guide

Count on DuPont for a full range of insect control products to help protect sweet corn yield and quality.

The right insect control choice makes all the difference. That’s why, year after year, more sweet corn growers in the southeastern United States choose DuPont for solutions that control damaging pests.

Know Your Enemies

These common sweet corn pests can reduce yield and profit:

  • Corn earworm
  • Fall armyworm
  • European corn borer
  • Beet armyworm

Sweet Corn Success

Protecting quality and yield effectively can occur if the right insect control products are applied at the right time.

DuPont™ Coragen® insect control

  • Stops insect feeding within minutes
  • Keeps working for 14 to 21 days to reduce the number of treatments
  • Helps break the insect resistance cycle through a unique mode of action
  • Provides effective control of all major worms pests, including European corn borer, corn earworm and armyworm (beet and fall)
  • Minimal impact on beneficials
  • Works through ingestion, contact and ovi-larvicidal properties
  • Short re-entry period (four hours) and a 1-day pre-harvest interval (one day)

DuPont™ Lannate® LV  and Lannate® SP  insecticides

  • Effective immediately on a wide range of insects attracted to sweet corn
  • Easy-to-use formulations: Lannate® LV (liquid) and Lannate® SP (water-soluble bags)

DuPont™ Avaunt® insecticide

  • Provides broad-spectrum control of Lepidoptera species
  • Controls pests through a novel mode of action
  • Has minimal impact on beneficial insects and mites

The information provided on this website is for reference only. Always refer to the product labels for complete details and directions for use.