Phostill Insecticide is a broad-spectrum organophosphate insecticide that is used to control a variety of pests in agricultural crops. It is a systemic insecticide, which means that it is absorbed by the plant and transported throughout the tissues, making it effective against both sap-sucking and chewing pests. Phostill also has contact activity, which means that it can kill pests that come into direct contact with it.
Phostill Insecticide Technical Content
- Active Ingredient: Monocrotophos 36% SL
- Mode of Action: Systemic organophosphate insecticide with contact activity
- Target Pests: Jassids, Aphids, Bollworms, Thrips, Leaf rollers, Leaf miner, Pyrilia, Mealy bugs, Pod borer & stem borers in cotton, paddy, sugarcane & fruit trees
- Broad-spectrum activity: Phostill controls a wide range of pests, including both sap-sucking and chewing pests.
- Systemic activity: Phostill is absorbed by the plant and transported throughout the tissues, making it effective against both above-ground and below-ground pests.
- Contact activity: Phostill can kill pests that come into direct contact with it.
- Quick knockdown: Phostill kills pests quickly, providing fast relief from pest damage.
- Long residual activity: Phostill provides long-lasting protection against pests, reducing the need for multiple applications.
Phostill Insecticide Usage
Phostill can be applied to a variety of agricultural crops, including cotton, paddy, sugarcane, and fruit trees. It is typically applied as a foliar spray, but it can also be applied as a soil drench or seed treatment. The dosage of Phostill varies depending on the crop and the pest being targeted.
Usage Table for Indian Crops
|Crop||Season||Pests||Amount to Use (ml/ha)|
|Cotton||Kharif and Rabi||Jassids, Aphids, Bollworms, Thrips, Leaf rollers, Leaf miner, Pyrilia, Mealy bugs, Pod borer & stem borers||200-300|
|Paddy||Kharif||Leafhoppers, Stem borers, Brown planthopper||200-300|
|Sugarcane||Kharif and Rabi||Shoot borers, White grubs, Sap sucking pests||200-300|
|Fruit trees||Summer and Winter||Aphids, Mealy bugs, Scale insects, Fruit flies||200-300|
Phostill is a toxic insecticide and should be handled with care. It is important to wear protective clothing, including gloves, goggles, and a mask, when applying Phostill. Phostill should not be applied near water sources or areas where people or animals are likely to be exposed.
Phostill is a powerful insecticide that can help you to control a wide range of pests in your agricultural crops. It is effective against both sap-sucking and chewing pests, and it provides long-lasting protection. Phostill is easy to use and can be applied as a foliar spray, soil drench, or seed treatment.
- Effective against a wide range of pests
- Broad-spectrum activity
- Systemic and contact action
- Quick knockdown
- Long residual activity
- Affordable and cost-effective
- Easy to apply and compatible with various application methods
- Phostill is a moderately toxic insecticide and should be handled with care.
Specification: Phostill Insecticide