Avid 0. 15 EC Miticide Insecticide is the best insecticide for mites and leaf miners. The label for Avid now includes the suppression of whiteflies, aphids, and thrips. Growers, nursery and landscape professionals depend on Avid 0. 15 EC Miticide Insecticide for their ornamentals because it provides unmatched protection against leaf miners and mites. Use in the resistance management program rotation because its one-of-a-kind chemistry and mode of action. For suppression of aphids, thrips, and whiteflies, apply when young, immature stages of these insects are first observed and repeat every 7 days for 2 or 3 weeks. After which time, rotate to other products that have different modes of action than Avid 0. 15 EC for at least 2-3 weeks. Aphids, thrips, and whiteflies are killed by direct contact with the Avid 0. 15 EC spray.