GOLD Plan Step 3
STEP 3 for ALL PLANS. Merit(R) contains the active ingredient imidacloprid at 0.2%, on a 7% potassium granule. It provide strong residual activity and biological performance for the toughest turf pests including larvae of Japanese beetle, northern and southern masked chafer, annual bluegrass weevil and billbug. For optimum control, apply Mallet around June 15 in St. Louis, prior to egg-laying of target pests, followed by sufficient irrigation or rainfall to move the active ingredient through the thatch. A 50 lb bag covers 12,500 sq ft. Always read and follow label directions.