Merit Turf® is a granular insecticide for the prevention & control of Chafer Grubs and Leatherjackets. This product can be used on golf courses, bowling greens, athletic fields, commercial and residential lawns and other managed amenity turf situations. Its fast acting proven chemistry offers season long control with very flexible application timings. It also offers low risk to the operator and non-target organisms.
Applications should be made prior to anticipated pest infection to achieve optimum levels of control (prior to egg hatch), Normally this would be from the middle of May to the middle of June. Alternatively, when identification of damage to turf is seen. This period can normally be anticipated when you see the beetle eggs in the soil. One application per year is needed for chafer grub and leatherjacket control with an application made in late spring/early summer.