Alsystin® is a non-systemic Insect Growth Regulator (IGR) for integrated pest control, especially in fruit, citrus, and vegetables. Alsystin® is mainly active against phytophagous chewing insects such as caterpillars, orthopterans (locusts, grasshoppers and crickets) .It has a completely different mode of action compared to other insecticides. It acts on the larval stages being able to moult.
- Alsystin® 480 SC is a suspension concentrate containing 480 g a.i. /l Triflumuron
- Mode of action:
- Triflumuron inhibits the chitin synthesis in insect-larvae and has no knock-down effect against adult insects. It easily adsorbs to waxy layers of the cuticles and possesses therefore a very good rain-stability.
- WHO classification:
- Product: slightly hazardous