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ACTARA belongs to a new chemical class neonicotinoids, used for the control of Aphids, Whitefly & Jassids (sucking pests)
ACTARA is a robust insecticide which is fast acting and therefore rapidly taken up by the plants, in any situation
Active Ingredient250 g/Kg Thiamethoxam
FormulationWettable Granules (WG)
Packaging8g, 40 g and 1Kg
Mode of ActionNeonicotinoids act on a specific protein in the brain of pest insects (the nicotinic acetylcholin receptor), thus inhibiting their feeding reflex.
Rates of ApplicationApply 200 g/ha - foliar applicationApply 400 g/ha - drench application
TargetsA broad spectrum of sucking soil and leaf-feeding pests like Aphids, Jassids, Thrips & Whitefly.
Main CropsVegetables, Ornamentals, Coffee, Cotton, Tropical Plantations, Rice and Potatoes