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Amitraz 20%EC

Amitraz is a non-systemic acaricide and insecticide.It has been found to have an insect repellent effect, works as an insecticide and also as a pesticide synergist.

 

Function:

Amitraz is particularly effective against acarids,but it is used as a pesticide in many different fields.Therefore amitraz is available in many different forms,as in a wettable powder, emulsifiable concentrate, soluble concentrate/liquid, and impregnated collar (for dogs).It achieves special efficiency against mites (first of all Demodex canis), but it also works against lice, flies and all development stages of ticks.

Uses and Dosage:

Crop

Pests

Rate of use

Application

Citrus

mite

130-200mg/kg

Spray

Citrus

scale insect

130-200mg/kg

Apple trees

panonychus ulmi

130-200mg/kg

Apple trees

tetranychus viennensis zacher

130-200mg/kg

Pear trees

pear psylla

166-250mg/kg

Cotton

two-spotted spider mite

60-120  g/ha.

   

Benifits:

It can used as a pesticide synergist it also increases the effect of some other pesticides if they are combined with amitraz.

It can be traced back to the mechanisms of action, which lead to a wide field of effects, including direct lethality, excitant-repellant behavioral effects, and chemosterilization for the target species.  

It is especially effective against insects as spider mites and ticks in their juvenile and resistant forms.

In some countries amitraz-emulsions are also applied to treat Demodicosis of cats or dogs, an exceeding infestation of mites of the family Demodicidae.   

Note:

It acts as an insecticide, which means that it can be used to control insects that are directly or indirectly harmful to men.

The product is stored in condition of dryness; meanwhile kept away from fire. The period of validity is two years.

Don't be mixed with basicity pesticide. 



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