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About Actellic® Gold Dust
ACTELLIC Gold Dust is a broad spectrum insecticide for use against grain storage pests like the Larger Grain borer (LGB), grain weevil, red flour beetle and lesser grain beetle in maize.
16 g/kg Pirimiphos-methyl
3.6 g/kg Thiamethoxam.
50g, 100g, 200g, 500g, 1kg, 2kg, 25kg
IV or U
Mode of action
Pirimiphos-methyl rapidly penetrates the insect cuticle and disrupts nerve conduction via the inhibition of acetylcholinesterase.
Thiamethoxam is considered to act by interfering with the nicotinic acetyl choline receptor of the nervous system of insects.
Rates of application
Actellic Gold Dust to be applied on fresh harvested grains, prior to be bagged.
Use 50 g of Actellic Gold Dust per 90 kg of grain
Actellic Gold Dust controls a wide range of key pests such as the larger grain borer, moths, beetles, mites and weevils.
The treated maize can be consumed after two weeks.