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Tomarado® 500 SC

Tomarado® 500 SC is a unique broad spectrum systemic, stomach and contact insect growth regulator (IGR) insecticide exhibiting spectacular mode of action. It acts as chitin synthesis inhibitor preventing the formation of exoskeleton after moulting of nymphs and larvae, leading to death.

Product Details

Mode of Action

Buprofezin inhibits chitin formation there by causing abnormal endocuticular deposition & abortive molting. As a result of chitin deficiency the procuticle of the insects loses its elasticity & the insect is unable to complete the molting process which leads to death of insect.

Application Guide

Apply product as foliar spray when insect population reaches economy threshold level. Use a good quality sprayer and ensure thorough coverage of the crops. The volume of total water required will depend on crop stage, crop cover, the total area to be treated and the type of sprayer used.

Why use Tomarado 500 SC?

  • Different modes of action, useful as insect resistance management tool.
  • Highly selective to most beneficial families of insects, including the parasitoid wasps making it suitable for use in IPM programmes.
  • Inhibits the chitin formation of insects hindering the formation of the exoskeleton in the nymphs which result in the death of the underdeveloped insects.
  • Controls all the nymphal stages of insects hence reduces the egg-laying capacity of female insects.

Last updated on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 at 9:59 am

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