The California Department of Pesticide Regulation has approved label expansions for three insecticides from Syngenta Crop Protection of Greensboro, N.C.

• Voliam Xpress is now approved for use on potatoes, pome fruit, stone fruit and tree nuts, according to a press release. It is a restricted-use pesticide.

The product contains chlorantraniliprole, a member of the diamide family or Insecticide Resistance Action Committee's Group 28, and lambda-cyhalothrin, a pyrethroid belonging to IRAC Group 3.

The premix is active against chewing and sucking insects as well as lepidoptera—members of the butterfly and moth order.

It already was registered on head and leaf lettuce, fruiting vegetables, head and stem Brassicas, and cucurbit vegetables.

• Voliam Flexi insecticide is now approved for use on vegetables, including Brassica, cucurbit, fruiting and leafy.

It also contains two modes of action—chlorantraniliprole, Group 28, and thiamethoxam, a neonicotinoid belonging to IRAC Group 4A.

The premix targets chewing and sucking insects and lepidopteran pests.

• CDPR approved additional soil application methods for Durivo during planting or transplanting. 

It now can be applied during planting or transplanting as an in-furrow spray, transplant hole drench or narrow surface band above the seedline; after planting as a post-seeding, post-transplanting or hill drench; or root zone and shank application.

Durivo is registered for use in vegetable crops, including leafy and fruiting vegetables, brassicas and cucurbits.

It is a systemic insecticide that contains chlorantraniliprole and thiamethoxam, IRAC groups 28 and 4A, respectively.

The premix is active against chewing and sucking insects as well as lepidopteran pests.