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Alucion 35 WG Insecticide

Dual-action, curative control of golf course insects

Introducing Alucion 35 WG insecticide, the only non-restricted use pyrethroid labeled for golf courses. Fueled by two active ingredients, dinotefuran and alpha-cypermethrin, it delivers fast-acting control of surface-feeding insects. The powerful knock-down and repellent activity adds a barrier of long-lasting protection against tough-to-control ants.

Key Benefits

Dual action chemistry A powerful combination for fast activity and strong residual control

Controls ants and surface feeders Curative action on surface-feeding pests, plus a repellent barrier of protection against ants

A great partner for Annual bluegrass weevils (ABW) control Great for ABW programs where a solid 30-day partner is needed

Easy to mix formulation Mixes quickly, easily, and stays in suspension

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A dynamic combination of active ingredients

Alucion 35 WG insecticide - Technical Overview

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Dinotefuran is translaminar and systemic, providing contact activity as it moves through the plant tissue.The alpha-cypermethrin binds to the plant cuticle and provides contact and feeding activity.

Together, they deliver both the speed and residual of Alucion 35 WG insecticide.

Additional Advantages

  • Single application for important turf insect pests
  • Two modes of action for resistance management
  • Real-world tested to ensure turfgrass safety 
  • Lighter A.l. load means fewer pounds on the ground with good efficacy and safety for the applicator.

Q&A with Jen Browning

Jen Browning, Technical Service Representative, gives us the download on a new dual-action, broad spectrum BASF insecticide that provides powerful control of surface-feeding insects.

Product Specifications

Packaging: 10 x 2.375 lbs/case

Case: Treats 20 acres

Bottle treats two acres

Convenience cap serves as the measuring device

Each cap = 1/8 acre or 2.375 oz

FRAC Group: 4A 3A

Active ingredients (%): Dinotefuran (28%) + Alpha-cypermethrin (7%)

Rate Range: 0.44 oz/1000-ft2 or 19.2 oz/A/year

Formulation: Water-dispersible granule (WG)


Maximum seasonal use rate: 19.2 oz/A /year

Effective Against

Annual bluegrass weevils*, billbugs, chinch bugs, ants, armyworms, cutworms, sod webworms, European crane flies*, mole crickets*



*Suppression only

What experts are saying

Our laboratory has conducted several Alucion trials since 2019, including difficult to control pests like annual bluegrass weevil adults and larvae, caterpillars, and leatherjackets. Its spectrum of activity is quite broad and level of control is comparable to, if not better than industry standards in most instances.

Dr. Ben McGraw, Associate Professor of Turfgrass Science,
Penn State University


Always read and follow label directions.

Products may not be registered for sale or use in all states. Please check with your state or local Extension Service. Refer to label for registered uses. It is a violation of Federal law to use a product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Alucion is a trademark of BASF.

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