MAPP No – 12685
LERAP Category – N/A
Active Ingredient – 50g/l pyrethrins
Boom Sprayer Rate – 1.1 - 2.4L per Hectare
Knapsack Rate – 40ml per 10L of water
Area Covered – Up to 1 Hectare or 10,000m2
Pack Size – 1L
Pyrethrum 5 EC is a contact insecticide for use on all outdoor and protected crops against chewing and sucking pests including aphids (blackfly and greenfly), caterpillars, whitefly and red spider mite. It can be used on all edible and non-edible plants including ornamental plant production throughout the season.
The pyrethrin active ingredient derives from chrysanthemum flowers (chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium) & has been available in Europe for 150 years and were sold in most chemist shops for flea and louse control, liquid concentrates containing extracts from this flower miscible with water and suitable for spray application to crops had not been registered for use by the Pesticides Safety Directorate until now.
This natural insecticide is now registered and is suitable for use in organic and non-organic farming, it kills insect pests quickly without leaving any toxic residuals.
- To help deter birds and mamals then look at Grazers
- To help aid plant recovery, look at Hort-booster
- Ensure excellent coverage of dense foliage