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FLORIDA CITRUS SPRAY PROGRAMS

The following schedules show the standard yearly pesticide application rates
for growing Murcott Oranges and Grapefruit in Florida. These application schedules are exact printings from a citrus grove management company in Vero Beach - Indian River County, Florida. Although, all these chemicals find their way into Florida's environment - note the use of the DDT containing pesticide Kelthane (outlined in red) in each orange and grapefruit spray schedule. Directly below is the spray schedule for Murcott Oranges. Following this is the
Grapefruit Spray Schedule.

MURCOTT ORANGE
PESTICIDE APPLICATION SCHEDULE

APPLICATION TIME MATERIAL Rate per Acre
     
Prebloom Rovral 1 pint
  N-SUR 1 gallon
  Kinetic 1 ounce
     
Petal fall on early bloom Rovral 1 pint
  Kocide 101 8 pounds
  N-SUR 1 gallon
  Goemar BM 1 quart
  Kinetic 1 ounce
     
10 days - 2 weeks later Rovral 1 pint
  Kocide 101 8 pounds
  Gomar BM 1 quart
  Techmangum 5 pounds
  Kinetic 1 ounce
     
2 weeks later Kocide 101 8 pounds
  Oil 2 gallons
  Zinc  
     
17 days later Kocide 101 8 pounds
  Lorsban 3 pints
  Goemar BM 1 quart
  Kinetic 1 ounce
     
15 days later Kocide 101 8 pounds
  Oil 2 gallons
  Kelthane (contains DDT) 3 pints
     
Optional Kocide 101 8 pounds
  Kinetic 1 ounce
     
June 10 Kocide 101 6 pounds
  Oil 3 gallons
  Ethion 2.5 pints
  Agrimek 5 ounces
     
August 1 Kocide 101 2 pounds
  Oil 3 gallons
  Agrimek 5 ounces
  Keyplex 350 2 quarts
     
September 1 Aliette 2 pounds
  7-0-20 2 gallons
  Kinetic 1 ounce

 

 

GRAPEFRUIT
YEARLY PESTICIDE APPLICATION SCHEDULE

APPLICATION TIME MATERIAL RATE/ACRE
     
Elongated bloom Carbamate 3 pounds
  Goemar BM 1 quart
  N-Sur 1 gallon
  Kinetic 1 ounce
     
70% Petal Fall Carbamate 3 pounds
  Goemar BM 1 quart
  N-Sur 1 gallon
  Techmangum 5 pounds
  Kinetic 1 ounce
     
10 days later Benelate 1.5 pounds
  Lorsban (Chlorpyrifos) 3 pints
  Kinetic 1 ounce
     
2 weeks later Kocide 101 8 pounds
  Oil 2 gallons
  Zinc  
  Kelthane (contains DDT) 3 pints
     
17 days later Kocide 101 8 pounds
  Goemar BM 1 quart
  Oil 1 gallon
     
Approx. May 30 Kocide 101 8 pounds
  Oil 2.5 gallons
  Ethion 2.5 pints
  Agrimek 5 ounces
     
Approx. Aug 1 Oil 3 gallons
  Agrimek 5 ounces
  Keyplex 350 2 quarts
     
Approx. Sept 1 Aliette 2 pounds  
     
     

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