TWIGATHOATE 40EC is a contact and systemic insecticide/miticide containing dimethoate, an organophosphate which is an acetycholinesterase inhibitor leading to malfunction of nervous system, paralysis and eventually death. It is applied as a foliar spray at the rate of 30-40ml/20L of water made when pests first appear and continue every 2-3 weeks depending on rain/irrigation and infestation. It is compatible with most agricultural applied chemicals except those with alkaline reaction, however, a physical compatibility test is recommended before mixing of any two chemical products.
Target pests/pathogens aphids, thrips, whitefly, caterpillars,cutworm
Active ingredient(s) Dimethoate 400g/l
Recommended application method Foliar
Normal recommended rate using this application method 30-40ml/20L
Normal mode of action contact and systemic action
Country of origin Kenya