Safer Caterpillar Killer contains Bacillus thuringiensis var Kurstaki (Dipel®), a naturally occurring bacterial insecticide. After consuming Bt-k, caterpillars stop eating and die within a few days. Controls tent caterpillars, gypsy moths, cabbage loopers, tomato hornworms and other leaf-eating caterpillars. Derived from natural ingredients and does not remain in the environment for long.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Mix 1-2 tsp per gallon of water and apply at first sign of infestation. For severe infestations or large caterpillars use up to 4 tsp per gallon of water. May be used up to the day of harvest.
Bacillus thuningiensis, var. Kurstald (DIPEL) 8,800 IU
of potency per mg. 32 billion IU per gallon ….. 1.76%
Inert Ingredients ….. 98.24%
Apply late in the afternoon or on cloudy days — Bt-k breaks down quickly in sunlight.