Profenofos 50% EC
PROFEX is a broad spectrum insecticide cum acaricide.
It has strong contact, stomach and ovicidal action.
It has excellent translaminar action, when sprayed on the upper surface of leaf, it immediately percolates down to lower surface of the leaf.
It is absorbed readily in plant cells thus not affected by rainfall.
It is an organophosphate insecticide, it works by potent inhibition of the enzyme acetylcholinesterase, after feeding on a Profex treated plant or crawling over a treated leaf, the pest is first paralyzed and then quickly dies.
|Crop||Common Name of Pest||Dosage / Acre|
|Dilution in Water|
|Cotton||Boll worms (Heliothis)||600-800||200 – 400|
|Jassids, Aphids, Thrips, White flies||400||200 – 400|
|Soyabean||Semi looper &Soybean Semi looper & Girdle beetle||400||200|
Available in 100 ml, 250 ml, 500 ml, 1 L & 5 L