HERBICIDES

TRADE NAME

ACTIVE INGREDIENT (FORMULATION)

MODE OF ACTION

TARGET PEST

CROP(S)

RATE OF APPLICATION PER HECTARE

REMARKS

360g/litre Glyphosate (in the form of 480g/litre Isopropylamine salt)

Total and systemin (Kills weeds to the roots for persistent control)

Annual and perennial broadleaves, grassed and sedges

All crops

4-8 litres

Glyphosate of Monsato origin, Apply to actively growing weeds. Leavefields undisturbed 7-14 days before land preparation or planting. Ideal tool for Conservation Tillage (CT) farming.

360g/litre Glyphosate (in the form of 480g/litre Isopropylamine salt)

Total and systemin (Kills weeds to the roots for persistent control)

Annual and perennial broadleaves, grassed and sedges

All crops

4-8 litres

Effective against stubborn and perennial weeds. Apply to actively grwoing weeds. Leave fields undisturbed for 7-14 days before land preparation or planting. Ideal tool for  Conservation Tillage (CT) farming.

780g/kg Glyphosate (in the form of Ammonium salt)

Total and systemin (Kills weeds to the roots for persistent control)

Annual and perennial broadleaves, grassed and sedges

All crops

1 Sachet per knapsack load

Glyphosate of Monsato origin, Apply to actively growing weeds. Leavefields undisturbed 7-14 days before land preparation or planting. Ideal tool for Conservation Tillage (CT) farming.

360g/litre Glyphosate

Total and systemin (Kills weeds to the roots for persistent control)

Annual and perennial broadleaves, grassed and sedges

All crops

4-8 litres

Effective against stubborn and perennial weeds. Apply to actively grwoing weeds. Leave fields undisturbed for 7-14 days before land preparation or planting. Ideal tool for Conservation Tillage (CT) farming.

 

360g/litre Glyphosate Active

Total and systemin (Kills weeds to the roots for persistent control)

Annual and perennial broadleaves, grassed and sedges

All crops

4-8 litres

Effective against stubborn and perennial weeds. Apply to actively growing weeds. Leave fields undisturbed for 7-14 days before land preparation or planting.

 

200g/L Paraquat

Contact and non-selective quick action

Broad spectrum control of annual weeds

All crops

2-6 Litres

Apply at preplanting

500g/L Atrazine as Suspension Concentrate (SC)

Systemic and soil acting

Annual seedling weeds

Sorghum, Maize, Sugarcane, Yam and Cassava

2-3 Litres

Apply 1 - 2 days after planting or at emergence of weeds

800g/kg Atrazine as Wettable Powder(WP)

Systemic and soil acting

Annual seedling weeds

Sorghum, Maize, Sugarcane, Yam and Cassava

6 kg

Apply 1 - 2 days after planting or at emergence of weeds

800g/L Diuron as soluble concentrate (SC)

Systemic and pre-emergence

Annual seedling weeds

Maize, Sugarcane, Yam, Rubber, Cassava, Cocoa and pineapple

2-3 litres

Apply 1 - 2 days after planting or at emergence of weeds

800g/kg Diuron as Wettable Powder (WP)

Systemic and pre-emergence

Annual seedling weeds

Maize, Sugarcane, Yam, Rubber, Cassava, Cocoa and pineapple

2-3 kg

Apply 1 - 2 days after planting or at emergence of weeds

500g/L of Butachlor

Systemic and pre-emergence

Broad spectrum control of annual seedling weeds

Rice, Soyabeans, Cowpea, Groundnuts, Sesame, Cotton and Onions

2-4 Litres

Apply 1 - 2 days after planting or at emergence of weeds. Apply on moist and well prepared soil.

447g/ L of Acetochlor + 215g/L of Terbethylazine

Systemic and pre-emergence

Broad spectrum control of annual seedling weeds

Maize, Sugarcane, Yam, Cassava, Rubber, Cocoa and Pineapple

2-4 Litres

Apply 1 - 2 days after planting or at emergence of weeds. Apply on moist and well prepared soil. Soyabean can be planted as inter-crop or short rotation after application.

360g/L of Propanil + 200g/L of 2, 4 - D Amine

Systemic and selective to rice

Broad spectrum control of annual species of broadleaves and sedges

Rice

4 Litres

Apply at 3 weeks after direct seedling or transplanting. For effective control of common annual species of weeds occurring in upland and lowland ecologies.

 

360g/L of Propanil + 200g/L of 2, 4 - D Amine

Systemic and selective to rice

Broad spectrum control of annual species of broadleaves and sedges

Rice

4 Litres

Apply at 3 weeks after direct seedling or transplanting. For effective control of common annual species of weeds occurring in upland and lowland ecologies.

 

720g/L of 2, 4 - D Amine Salt

Systemic and pre-emergence

Broad spectrum control of annual species of broadleaves and sedges

Maize, Sorghim, Sugarcane, Rice, Millet, Soya beans, Oranges, Cowpea, Oil-Palm, Rubber, Lawns, Cashew, Cocoa and Pineapple

2-3 Litres

Apply at early post emergence to weeds; effective control of broadleaves and sedges.

720g/L of MSMA (Monosodium Methylarsonate)

Contact through foliar absorption

Annual and perennial species of broadleaves, grasses and sedes

Maize, Sugarcane, Oil Palm, Cashew, Rubber, Cocoa, Cotton, Citrus and Pineapple

3-6 Litres

Apply as broadcast pre-emergence spray in cotton and maize if weeds have emerged before the crop and as directed post-emergence spray in plantation crops.

360g/L of Quinclorac + Bensulfuron Methyl

Systemic and early post-emergence

Broad spectrum control of annual seedling weeds

Rice, Maize and Sugarcane

1-2kg

Apply within 1-4 weeks after planting

180g/L of Benazolin + Quizalofopethyl

Systemic and early post-emergence

Broad spectrum contrl of annual seedling of broadleaves grasses

Soyabean, Groundnuts, Sesame and Watermelon

1-2 Litres

Apply at 3-6 leaf stage of weeds

288g/L of Fluroxypyr Meptyl

Systemic and early post emergence

Control of all seedling grasses and most braodleaves

Maize and Sorghum

1-5 Litres

Apply at 3-6 leaf stage of weeds.

INSECTICIDES

25g/litre Lambda Cyhalothrin

Contact and systemic

Worms, Weevils, Bugs, Thrips, Caterpillars, Mites, Loopers, Miners, Whiteflies and Grasshoppers

Vegetables, Cereals, Legumes, Roots, Tuber Crops and Plantation Crops

1-2 Litres

Very good for vegetables. Apply at interval of 10-14 days after the first sign of infestation and harvest at 3-10 days after treatment. Third generation synthetic pyrethroid. Effective against target insects at very low doses.

 

10ml/litre Lambda Cyhalothrin

Contact and systemic

Worms, Weevils, Bugs, Thrips, Caterpillars, Mites, Loopers, Miners, Whiteflies and Grasshoppers

Vegetables, Cereals, Legumes, Roots, Tuber Crops and Plantation Crops

1-2 Litres

Very good for vegetables. Apply at interval of 10-14 days after the first sign of infestation and harvest at 3-10 days after treatment. Third generation synthetic pyrethroid. Effective against target insects at very low doses.

 

100g/litre Cypermethrin

Contact, stomach poison, shock and repulsion

Worms, Weevils, Bugs, Thrips, Caterpillars, Mites, Loopers, Miners, Whiteflies and Grasshopers

Cereals, Legumes, Roots, Tuber Crops and Plantation Crops

2-3 Litres/ha

Apply at intervals of 10 - 14 days afer the first sign of infestation and harvest at 3-10 days after treatment. Second generation pyrethroid. Effective and affordable intervention tool.

30g/litre Cypermethrin + 250g Dimethoate

Contact, Stomach poison and systemic

Worms, Weevils, Bugs, Thrips, Caterpillars, Mites, Loopers, Miners, Whiteflies and borers

Legumes, Cereals, Root, Tuber crops and Plantation crops.

1.0 - 1.5 Litres

Apply at intervals of 10-14 days after the first sign of infestation. Harvest at 3-10 days after treatment. Broad spectrum formula, effective against chewing and suckign insects. Better fir cereals than vegetables.

200g/litre Chlorpyriphos

Contact

Termites, Mites, Crawling insects, Caterpillars and borers

Cowpea, Cotton, Cereals, Roots, Tuber Crops and Plantation Crops

3-10ml of Termicid per 1ml of water

Treatment of field crops, surfaces of construction wood stock, or sprayed on areas where termites are usually found.

480g/lotre Chlorpyriphos

Contact

Termites, Mites and Crawling insect

Cowpea, Cotton, Cereals, Roots, Tuber Crops and Plantation Crops

3-5ml of Termicid per 1ml of water

Treatment of plantation crops, trees, surfaces of construction wood stock, or sprayed on areas where termites are usually found

400g/litre Chlorpyriphos + Emamectin Benzoate

Contact

Termites, Mites and Crawling insect

Cowpea, Cotton, Cereals, Roots, Tuber Crops and Plantation Crops

3-10ml of Termicid per 1ml of water

Treatment of field crops surfaces of construction wood stock, or sprayed on areas where termites are usually found

250g/litre Tebuconazole

Systemic

Smut, Leaf Rust, Blast Wilt and Streak

Cereals, Legumes, Vegetables, Fruits and Cotton

0.5-1.0 Ltr

Treatment of diseases in cereals, fruits, bananas, tree crops and vegetables

100g/litre Dichlorvos

Contact and Stomach poison

Crawling and Flying insects pests including Aphids, Mealy bugs, Pulsia, Leaf Miners and Caterpillars

Cowpea, Cotton, Cereals, Ornamentals, Orchids, Silos, Warehouses and Wagons

10-20 ml per 10 litres of water or 1.5 - 3.0 L/ha

Multi-purpose insecticide. Apply as full cover spray when pest is noticed. Repeat as necessary. Give special attention to undersides of leaves. Used for fumigating bins, silos and farm-houses

100g/litre Dichlorvos

Contact and Stomach poison

Crawling and Flying insects pests including Aphids, Mealy bugs, Pulsia, Leaf Miners and Caterpillars

Cowpea, Cotton, Cereals, Ornamentals, Orchids, Silos, Warehouses and Wagons

10-20 ml per 10 litres of water or 1.5 - 3.0 L/ha

Multi-purpose insecticide. Apply as full cover spray when pest is noticed. Repeat as necessary. Give special attention to undersides of leaves. Used for fumigating bins, silos and farm-houses

200g/litre lmidachloprid

Systemic

Sting Bugs, Capsids Beeties, Borers and Mealy Bugs

Cereals, Legumes, Vegetables, Cotton, Cowpea and Soyabean

3-10ml of Capsida per 1ml of water

Treatment of cereals, tree crops and vegetables

240g/litre Thiamethoxan

Systemic

Sting Bugs, Capsids Beeties, Borers and Mealy Bugs

Cocoa and Cereals

3-5ml of Termicid per 1ml of water

Treatment of cereals, tree crops and vegetables

500g/l Carbendazim

Systemic

Septoria, Fusarium, Scieretonia and other diseases

Cereals, Legumes, Vegetables, Cotton, Cowpea and Soyabean

1 Litre

Apply at early vegetable stage for treatment of diseases

Mancozeb 420g/l + Carbendazin 80g/l Wettable Powder

Systemic

Leaf Rust, Blast, Fusarium Wilt

Cereals, Legumes, Vegetables, Cotton, Cowpea and Soyabean

0.5 - 1.0 kg

Treatment of diseases in cereals, tree crops and vegetables. Also used as seed dressing chemical at planting

FUNGICIDES

57% Aluminium

Fumigant

Weevils, Mites, Crawling insects and rodents

Bags, Drums, Silos, Warehouses and Wagons

2-8 tabs/ton

Apply the recommended rate and keep store air tight

SEED DRESSING CHEMICALS

33% Permethrin + 15% Carbendazim and 12% Chlorothalonil

Systemic fungicide and insecticide

Termites, Ants, Mites, Beeties, Crawling insects and Fungi

Maize, Groundnut, Cowpea, Soyabean and all grains

150g for 15kg of maize/cotton or 10kg of millet or 30kg groundnuts/ cowpeas/ soyabeans vegetable seeds.

Keep treated material in sealed containers and out of reach to prevent direct consumption

STORE FUMIGANTS

500g/litre Ethephon

Latex Stimulant

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Rubber

Smear 0.5g of Delpon on the Tapping grove

Repeat 6-12 times per year

480g/litre Ethephon

Growth Hormone / Ripener

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Rubber

Smear 0.5g of Delpon on the Tapping grove

Delpon on the tapping grove. Apply at physiological maturity of the crop to fasten crop maturity and enhance sucrose accumulation