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Match 050 EC

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About Match 050 EC

For excellent control of Diamond-back moth, other caterpillars and thrips in Brassica and Ornamental crops. Match works by interrupting the life cycle of caterpillars.


Fact Sheet

Active ingredient

50g/L Lufenuron


Emulsifiable Concentrate (EC)

WHO Classification



25ml, 100ml , and 1 litre

Mode of action

MATCH® is an acylurea insect growth regulator which inhibits chitin synthesis and thereby prevents Lepidoptera larvae from moulting.

Rates of application

Apply at 60 – 80 ml/100 L water in vegetables & ornamentals.


Lepidoptera as well as Western flower thrips, rust mites and leaf-feeding beetle larvae.

Main crops

Maize, cotton and vegetables


Key Benefits

Main product benefits

  • A reliable partner with a valuable residual activity.
  • An economic solution at very low use rates for the control of Lepidoptera.
  • Its mode of action, spectrum of control and selectivity profile make MATCH suitable for use in IPM (integrated pest management).
  • MATCH controls insects that are resistant to frequently used insecticides like organophosphates, carbamates and synthetic pyrethroids and so is useful in IRM (integrated resistance management).