MotherEarth Granular Scatter Bait is perfect for controlling ants, cockroaches, crickets, earwigs, mole crickets, silverfish, slugs and snails.
WIth the acitve natural ingredient Boric Acid, this is the a great product for a natural approach to pest control.
This is a ready to use product and does not require any mixing. MotherEarth Scatter Bait can be used as a perimeter treatment and applied at a rate of 6 ounces per 100 square ft in a band at least 2 ft wides around the foudations, pations, driveways, sidewalks, entrances to home and buildings.
It can also be used directly on ant mounds, simply apply 1/2 to 1 ounce of the MotherEarth Scatter Bait at a rate of 1/2 to 1 ounce per ant mound. YOu can also broadcast at the same time in the area of the ants trails, for added control.MotherEarth Granular Scatter Bait is based on proven technology derived from the earth and offers long-lasting, broad-spectrum control for preventative and curative treatments.
The active ingredient, boric acid, is mined directly from the earth and combined with a granular bait matrix consisting of a complex blend of attractants for superior acceptance. This matrix also protects the active ingredient so that it is there when needed.
Boric acid has a long history of use in the pest control industry. Since this active ingredient targets the insect's metabolism, pests can't develop resistance, making it particularly well suited for ants, cockroaches, crickets and silverfish and other occasional invaders.
This product is a ready-to-use bait for the control of ants, cockroaches, crickets and silverfish including: ANTS: Argentine, Carpenter, Thief, Pharaoh, Little Black, Pavement, Odorous House and Crazy Ants
COCKROACHES: Asian, American, Brown, Brown Banded, Smokey Brown, German and Oriental Cockroaches
CRICKETS: Camel, House, Field and Mole Crickets
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CONTROL OF ANTS, COCKROACHES, CRICKETS AND MOLE CRICKETS ON LAWNS, ORNAMENTAL TURF, PLAYING FIELDS, PARKS AND GREENS OF GOLF COURSES: Apply bait evenly to affected area at the rate of 2 lbs/1,000 ft2 (3.2 oz or 2/3 C/100 ft2) or 90 lbs/acre.
When treating for Mole Crickets: Irrigate areas to be treated prior to application and apply product late in the afternoon. For maximum effectiveness, do not irrigate treated area immediately after application.
EXTERIOR BAITING FOR THE CONTROL OF ANTS, INCLUDING CARPENTER ANTS, AROUND HOMES AND OTHER STRUCTURES: Treat exterior perimeter areas of structure in a band at least 2 - 4 ft wide at a rate of 4 - 6 oz/100 ft2. Also apply product in a 2 - 4 ft band around all trees, stumps, firewood piles and other locations where carpenter ants may nest. If the nest is located in a hollow tree or stump, apply 1/2 - 1 oz of product directly into the cavity. Apply along ant trails and in areas where ant activity has been noted.
FOR THE CONTROL OF ANTS, COCKROACHES, CRICKETS AND SILVERFISH IN AND AROUND HOMES, HOTELS, APARTMENT BUILDINGS, STORES AND RESTAURANTS (NON-FOOD AREAS), WAREHOUSES AND SEWERS: FOR INTERIOR APPLICATIONS: Apply at a rate of 4 lbs/1,000 ft2 (6 oz or 1.25 C/100 ft2) of surface area. Spread evenly in crawl spaces, attics, drop ceilings and cellars with dirt or gravel floors. In attics, be sure to apply in eaves and access drains. In warehouses,garages and basements, concentrate application along walls and baseboards.
Concentrate application in areas where insect activity is most prevalent.
This product may also be applied in inaccessible areas such as cracks and crevices where insects can hide. Apply in pits of elevator, dumbwaiter and trash chute shafts. Apply under and behind pallets and boxes in storerooms. Bait may also be placed in removable trays in areas accessible to insects but away from children and pets. Always record the location and number of bait stations. In sewers, apply along ledges and around manhole entrances.
FOR EXTERIOR APPLICATION: Treat exterior perimeter building walls in a band approximately 2 ft wide and scatter bait in flower beds, leaf litter, wood piles, trash cans and refuse areas. Reapply in 7 days if necessary.
FOR TREATING NEW CONSTRUCTION: Apply in wall voids and other areas where insects may hide.
FOR PERIMETER TREATMENTS: Spread bait at a rate of 6 oz or 1.25 C/100 ft2 in a band at least 2 ft wide around foundations, patios, driveways, sidewalks, entrances to homes and buildings, or other areas where insects are present. Apply around landscape lighting, floodlights, street lamps or other exterior fixtures and scatter bait in flower beds, leaf litter, wood piles, trash cans and refuse areas. Reapply in 7 days if necessary.
FOR TREATING ANT MOUNDS: Apply 1/2 - 1 oz of this product around all ant mounds. Supplement by broadcast application in immediate area and along ant trails and in areas where ant activity has been noted.
TO CONTROL ANTS, COCKROACHES, CRICKETS AND SILVERFISH IN: Apartment Buildings, Camps, Factories, Food Handling Establishments, Garages, Grocery Stores, Homes, Hospitals, Hotels, Industrial Plants, Kennels, Libraries, Markets, Military Bases, Mobile Homes, Motels, New Construction, Nursing Homes, Offices, Pet Stores, Restaurants, Schools, Sewers, Theaters, Transportation Equipment (Aircraft, Boats, Buses, Ships, Trains, Trucks and Yachts), Utilities, Warehouses and Zoos
FOOD AREA APPLICATION LIMITED TO CRACK & CREVICE TREATMENT ONLY (see following section). Apply only in areas inaccessible to children and pets. Avoid contamination of feed and foodstuffs and kitchen utensils. Apply liberally, scattering/ dusting under and behind refrigerator, cooler, stove, sink, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer tubs, counters, into openings around drains, water pipes and electrical conduits, and in cracks and crevices along baseboards and corners of cabinets, counter tops, cupboards and closets. Remove all lower drawers in kitchen and bathroom cabinets, bedroom dressers and chests of drawers, then scatter/dust liberally in drawer wells. Any bait visible after application must be brushed into cracks and crevices or removed. Reapply in 7 days if necessary.
CRACK & CREVICE APPLICATIONS: Apply as a Crack & Crevice treatment using most types of dust applicators. A bellows type duster works best. Insert stem into gaps, cracks and crevices and apply 2 - 6 puffs/ft, depending upon the severity of the infestation. Drill small holes to gain access into wall voids and under cabinets. Apply in appropriate areas with a power duster (except in California). Consult equipment manufacturer for recommended settings.
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