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Authorisation Number: 
Reg. No. L7824 Act / Wet No. 36 of / van 1947
Pack size: 
WD Water dispersible granule formulation
Mode of action: 

Thiamethoxam can be absorbed by the leaves and crowns of the plant, it is therefore important to apply in a high volume application and watering the product in as soon as possible (the target pest is soil borne). Absorbtion through roots, after application to the root zone, normally happens over time and is facilitated by soil moisture. It is transported acropetally (upwards) in the xylem. This systemic translocation contributes to even distribution of the active ingredient within the plant tissue. Bio-availability of soil insecticides is very important to ensure high standard efficacy in all soil moisture conditions.

A water-dispersible systemic granular insecticide with stomach and contact action for the control of juvenile mole cricket and white grub (shown below).

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Legal warning

Re-entry Period

  • Re-entry: Do not enter treated area until spray deposit has dried unless wearing protective clothing.

Hazard Statements

  • Handle with care

Precautionary Statements

  • Avoid contact with eyes. Wash with soap and water after use Wash contaminated clothing after use Do not eat, drink or smoke while mixing or applying the product or before washing hands and face.

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Wear rubber gloves and overalls when mixing and rubber gloves during application.

Other Restriction of Use

Excessive thatch may reduce the efficacy of MERIDIAN.

Tank mixing

Water volume

Apply in 10l water per 100m2


Adapt the pressure for each spray-type.


1 hour

Tank mix lifespan

Do not prepare more mixture than is needed for the immediate use.

Tank mix stability


Type Title Description
To preserve the environment


Avoid spraying during the heat of the day or when dew is present. Do not apply as a foliar spray when honeybees are present.

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    • Contains Thiamethoxam which is absorbed by both roots, leaves & crowns. Used as a foliar or soil drench application
    • Thiamethoxam will stimulate root mass & rot hair development


    • Moves in xylem to control sucking & biting pest of turf including mole crickets
    • Improves drought resistance and encourages strong leaf & stem growth