Leap® ES Bacterial Disease Management Biological Insecticide


Leap® ES Bacterial Disease Management Biological Insecticide

Two-Way Protection from Bacterial Spots and Worms

Leap® ES Bacterial Disease Management Biological Insecticide Emulsifiable Suspension is the only alternative to copper-based products that, as part of a program, delivers two-way protection of both bacterial diseases and Lepidoptera larvae (worms). Leap triggers plant defenses to minimize effects from bacterial diseases. Plus, Leap controls yield-diminishing lepidopteran larvae that can increase pathogen points of entry.

  • Triggers Plant Defenses to Minimize Effects from Bacterial Diseases
  • Proven and Effective Worm Control
  • Reliable Mode of Action for Bacterial Disease Management;Reduces the Need for Copper-Based Products
  • Improves Resistance Management Programs for Bacterial Diseases


  • Armyworm
  • Cotton Bollworm
  • Southern Cornstalk Borer Larva
  • Sugarcane Borer Larva
  • Cabbageworm
  • Cross-Striped Cabbageworm
  • Imported Cabbageworm
  • Saltmarsh Caterpillar
  • Tent Caterpillar
  • Velvet Bean Caterpillar
  • Green Cloverworm
  • Rindworm Complex
  • Corn Earworm
  • Cutworm
  • Variegated Cutworm
  • Cherry Fruitworm
  • Cranberry Fruitworm
  • Tomato Fruitworm
  • Hornworm
  • Tobacco Hornworm
  • Grape Leafroller Larva
  • Oblique-Banded Leafroller Larva
  • Omnivorous Leafroller Larva
  • Soybean Looper Larva
  • Cabbage Looper Larvae
  • Melonworm
  • Achema Sphinx Moth Larva
  • Diamondback Moth Larva
  • Ello Moth Larva
  • Grape Berry Moth Larva
  • Gypsy Moth Larva
  • Tobacco Moth Larva
  • Pseudomonas
  • Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Larva
  • Spanworm
  • Orange Tortrix Larva
  • Goss's Wilt
  • Xanthomonas
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* Each crop and use may not be registered in every state. Always read and follow label instructions.

Key Crops*

  • Cabbage
  • Sweet Corn
  • Pepper
  • Popcorn
  • Tomato

* Not all crops are registered in every state.


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Sustainable Solutions Criteria – Leap® ES Bacterial Disease Management Biological Insecticide

Valent U.S.A. has developed a classification system that defines and identifies sustainable solutions across our ag product portfolio. This system, called our Sustainable Solutions Criteria, uses specific icons that highlight key sustainable practices and attributes of products. Click on the icons below to learn how Leap® ES Bacterial Disease Management Biological Insecticide can support sustainable practices in your operations.


Reduced Food Loss

  • Contribution to directly minimizing food waste, in the field or post-harvest
  • Food waste reduced by impact on harvest efficiency, and/or preservation of crop nutrients and quality as measured by grade, packout or other industry-relevant metric
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IPM Friendly

  • Reduces risk from pests within a science-based decision-making process  that minimizes overall economic, health  and environmental risks*
  • New mode of pest control action, and/ or proactive management of pest resistance, including fit within integrated  resistance management programs
  • Exotic invasive pest control
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Improved Crop Efficiency

  • Increased yield, yield protection, and/or improved plant health, water and nutrient use that enhance efficiency of crop production.
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Enhanced Quality

  • Enhanced quality of crop commodity that improves overall profitability
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Sustainable Solutions

Valent Sustainable Solutions support the adoption and integration of sustainable practices for crop protection, productivity and yield enhancement products and technologies.

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