SUMITHION SUPER has an organophosphorous compound that acts an an inhibitor of the enzyme acetylcholinesterase at the nerve junctions. The insects nerve operations are then hindered leading to eventual death.It is applied as a foliar spray at the rate of 16ml/20L of water with a relatively short persistence posing little danger to the environment.It has a strong contact and stomach poison properties with some translaminar action.
Target pests/pathogens mealy bugs, scales, coffee berry borer
Active ingredient(s) Fenitrothion + Esfenvalerate.
Recommended application method Foliar
Normal recommended rate using this application method 16mls/20L
Normal mode of action contact and stomach action
Country of origin Kenya