Profenophos 50% EC

Profenophos 50% EC is a systemic and contact insecticide. Its chemical name is O-(4-Bromo-2-chlorophenyl)-O-ethyl-S-propyl phosphorothioate.

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Description

Mechanism of Action

Profenofos is a neurotoxin that acts as a cholonesterase inhibitor in the nervous system of insects. Because of the chiral phosphorus atom, the optical isomer stores different types of insecticidal activity and the ability to inhibit acetyl cholinesterase.

Benefits of Profenophos 50% EC:

  • Because of its broad spectrum, it controls all sucking pests and foliar feeding larvae.
  • It is primarily used as an acaricide, providing excellent mite control on a variety of crops.
  • It has ovicide and adulticide properties.
  • Rapid knockdown with long-lasting residual activity.
  • There is less time between the last spray and harvest.

Method of Application:

Foliar spray

Target Crop, Pest, and Dosage of Profenophos 50% EC:

Crop

Pest

Dosage/Ha

Dilution in water (Ltr)

Cotton

Bollworms

Aphids , Jassids , White flies, Thrips

1500-2000 ml

1000 ml

500-100

500-1000

Soybean

Semilooper, Girdle beetle

1000 ml

500