Swal Starthene is a broad-spectrum insecticide that is effective against a wide range of sucking and chewing insects, including aphids, whiteflies, thrips, jassids, leaf miners, and mealybugs. It is a systemic insecticide, which means that it is absorbed into the plant and transported throughout its tissues, making it difficult for insects to avoid. Starthene also has contact and stomach action, killing insects on contact and when they eat treated plant material.
Technical name: Acephate 75% SP
Mode of action: Systemic, contact, and stomach action
Major crops: Cotton, paddy, vegetables, fruits, and cereals
Target pests: Aphids, whiteflies, thrips, jassids, leaf miners, and mealybugs
Dosage/acre: 350-500 g
Features and benefits of Swal Starthene:
- Broad-spectrum insecticide
- Effective against a wide range of sucking and chewing insects
- Systemic, contact, and stomach action
- Versatile insecticide that can be used on a wide variety of crops
- Easy to use
- Low toxicity to mammals and beneficial insects
How to use Swal Starthene:
Mix Swal Starthene with water according to the label directions. Apply the mixture to the affected plants using a sprayer. Repeat the application as needed, but do not exceed the maximum number of applications specified on the label.
Swal Starthene is a toxic insecticide, so it is important to follow all safety precautions when using it. Wear gloves, goggles, and a long-sleeved shirt when handling the insecticide. Do not apply the insecticide to plants that are in bloom. Avoid contact with the skin, eyes, and mouth. If the insecticide does come into contact with your skin, wash it off immediately with soap and water. If the insecticide gets into your eyes, flush them with water for at least 15 minutes. If you swallow the insecticide, seek medical attention immediately.
Storage and disposal:
Store Swal Starthene in a cool, dry place, out of reach of children and pets. Dispose of any unused insecticide and empty containers safely according to local regulations.