Merit 2F Insecticide is for the use of insect control on turfgrass, sod farms, fruit and nut trees, interior plants, and ornamental landscapes. Merit 2F Insecticide's active ingredient is Imidacloprid. Merit 2F Insecticide can also be used to suppress chinch bugs and cutworms. It is a systemic product that will travel up the plant system from the roots. Merit 2F Insecticide has long residual control - it interferes with the insects' nervous system to stop feeding, producing, and then dies.