The best insecticide for use in post-harvest for controlling and keeping away storage pests in grains.
- 16g ai/kg Pirimiphos-methyl
- 3.6g ai/kg Thiamethoxam
Mode of Action
Pirimiphos-methyl is quickly absorbed through an insect’s cuticle and interrupts the nerve functioning by inhibiting acetylcholinesterase.
Thiamethoxam works by hindering the nicotic acetylcholine receptor of the insect’s nervous system.
- Grain weevils
- Larger Grain Borers (LGB)
- Red floor beetle
- Lesser grain borer
Actellic Gold Formulation
Actellic Gold Registration
PCPB (CR) 1149
The Correct Application Rate of Actellic Gold Dust
Actellic gold Dust is designed to treat newly harvested grains before they can be stored.
Every 25g of Actellic Gold to be applied to each 45kg of grains. For best results, ensure the grains are dried thoroughly before applying any treatment.
Note that the treated grains are ready for human consumption after a period of 2weeks (14days)
Benefits of Using Actellic Gold Dust
- A dust insecticide that protects grains from a wide range of storage pests, including months, mites, grain borers, weevils, and beetles.
- Exterminates pest infestations and has long residual effects to protect grains from chances of future re-infestations.
- Also efficient under tropic, humid conditions.
- It is persistent on grains and inert surfaces for many months.
- It is suitable for application directly on the grains.
Note: Actellic Gold Dust is harmful to aquatic life and causes long-term adverse effects on the aquatic environment.