Oberon® Spiromesifen 240 SC (Bayer, India)
Oberon is a novel foliar contact insecticide / acaricide belonging to the chemical class of Ketoenols. Oberon has been developed world wide for the control of mites and whitefly on vegetables, fruits, cotton and tea. The product is active against all the developmental stages of mites and whiteflies resulting in long lasting control. Oberon is safe on beneficial insects and with its new mode of action offers excellent management of resistant whiteflies and mites.
MODE OF ACTION
It has a new mode of action inhibiting lipid bio-synthesis. The biological activity correlates with inhibition of lipogenesis especially triglycerides and free fatty acids.
Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC) Classification No. 23
The lack of cross resistance makes Oberon a valuable tool for mite and whitefly resistance management
Excellent persistence in activity against all developmental stages (especially eggs and nymphs) of whiteflies and mites
New mode of action : Lipid biosynthesis inhibition (LBI)
It also reduces female fecundity and enhances egg sterilization – Transovarian effect results into un-hatched eggs
Relatively safe to environment- Best fit in IPM programme
CROP AND TARGET PESTS
Oberon is compatible with many other pesticides, plant growth regulators and micronutrients. When considering mixing Oberon with other pesticides, or other additives, before preparing tank mix combinations, conduct a test to determine physical compatibility. Do not use mixtures that curdle, precipitate or grease. If the plant safety of a tank mix combination is unknown (including mixtures with adjuvants), evaluate a small amount of the mixture for phytotoxicity first, before using it on large areas.
Spray with knapsack fitted with hollow cone or triple action nozzle as soon as mite incidence is noticed. High volume spray (foot spray) or power spray can be used on apple.
|Brinjal||Red Spider Mite|
|Apple||European Red Mite, Red Spider Mite|
|Tea||Red Spider Mite|
|Okra||Red Spider Mite|
|Tomato||White Fly, Mite|
|Cotton||White Fly, Mite|
Note: Do not use product near the areas of Bee-keeping.
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