Abamectin attacks the nervous system of insects and mites, causing paralysis within hours. The paralysis cannot be reversed.
Abamectin is active once eaten (stomach poison) with some contact activity. Maximum mortality occurs in 3-4 days.
Product : Abamectin
Brand Names : Abamec 1.8 EC; Agromectin 1.8 EC; Lighter 1.8 EC; Zabamec 1.8 EC
Category of Use : Acaricide/Miticide, Insecticide
Formulation : Emulsifiable Concentrate
Directions For Use:
Crops : Citrus, fruits, mint, nuts, potatoes, vegetables, apples, cotton, ornamentals
Pests : Mites, leafminers, diamondback moths, beetles, fire ants
kg or L/ha 0.50 – 0.75
g or mL/ acre 200 – 300
g or mL/ L of water 0.5 – 1.0
(days) 7 to 30