PENTAGON 5%EC is an insecticide that is classified as pyrethroid containing Lambda-cyhalothrin 50g/l as the active ingredient. It acts by contact and stomach action by acting on the nerve impulse transmission affecting the sodium channels causing tremors and eventual death. It is applied as a foliar spray at the rate of 8-10ml/20L of water or at 0.4-5l/ha when the pest population reaches economic (damaging) threshold. It is recommended to repeat application for efficiency in control. It has a post harvest interval of 5 days french beans, 7 days kales and 3 days for tomatoes. PACK SIZE: 50 mls, 100 mls ,250 mls, 500 mls, 1 liter.
Target pests/pathogens aphids, whiteflies, caterpillar, thrips, pod borer
Active ingredient(s) Lambda-cyhalothrin 50g/l
Recommended application method Foliar
Normal recommended rate using this application method 8-10mls/20L
Normal mode of action contact and stomach action
Country of origin Kenya